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Table 3 Complications among 78 juvenile SLE patients

From: Clinical presentations and outcomes of Filipino juvenile systemic lupus erythematosus

Item N %
Infection 27 34.5
   Pneumonia 11 14.1
   Sepsis 8 10.2
   Tuberculosis (pulmonary, endotracheal, miliary) 6 7.7
   Cellulitis 2 2.5
Neurologic 15 19.0
   Seizure requiring therapy for 6 months 12 15.3
   Cerebral atrophy by imaging (Cranial CT scan) 2 2.5
   Lateral rectus palsy 1 1.2
Musculoskeletal 5 8.7
   Deforming or erosive arthritis 3 3.8
   Osteoporosis with fracture or vertebral collapse 2 2.5
   Osteomyelitis 1 1.2
   Muscle atrophy or weakness 1 1.2
Skin 4 5.0
   Scarring chronic alopecia 2 2.5
   Extensive scarring or panniculum other than scalp and pulp space 2 2.5
Gastrointestinal 2 2.0
   Autoimmune hepatitis by biopsy 2 2.0
Renal 2 2.5
   Estimated or measured glomerular filtration rate < 50% 2 2.5
Growth failure 4 5.1
Pubertal delay 2 2.5
Ocular 1 1.2
   Ischemic retinopathy 1 1.2
Pulmonary 1 1.2
   Pulmonary hypertension 1 1.2