The importance of a steroid-sparing approach in SLE has been highlighted by Australian-led research showing that glucocorticoid use contributes to damage accrual independently of disease activity. An Asia-Pacific region study that followed up 1707 SLE patients for a median of two years found that irreversible organ damage, measured by Systemic Lupus International Collaborating Clinics Damage ...
Steroids cause damage accrual in SLE even in patients with no disease activity
By Michael Woodhead
3 Dec 2019