Systemic Lupus Erythematosus by Robert G. LahitaSystemic Lupus Erythematosus by Robert G. Lahita

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

byRobert G. Lahita, Robert G. Lahita

Other | June 9, 2004

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Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Fourth Edition, provides an understanding of the basic mechanisms as well as the diagnostic and therapeutic aspects of lupus. Four-color illustrations throughout, this book is attractive to both the investigative community and clinicians. As lupus has become a paradigm for the study of autoimmune disease, immunologists investigating autoimmunity are becoming more interested in lupus. Basic immunology of phospholipid antibodies, clotting abnormailities, and newest methods of therapy of antiphospholipid syndrome are given in this newest edition of a classic reference.

* Comprehensive current coverage of basic models of etiology and pathogenesis
* Complete catalog of autoantibodies produced
* Includes an outstanding review of imaging techniques for the diagnosis of lupus and its complications for each organ system
* Includes CD-ROM of images excellent for teaching purposes and downloading into presentations

Title:Systemic Lupus ErythematosusFormat:OtherDimensions:1343 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:June 9, 2004Publisher:Elsevier ScienceLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0080474543

ISBN - 13:9780080474540


Table of Contents

Topics Include
Introduction to 4th Edition
Autoimmunity and Autoimmune Diseases like Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Overview of Cellular Immune Function in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Etiopathogenesis of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: The Itineraries of Three Troikas
MHC Class II and Non-MHC Genes in the Pathogenesis of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus