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Similar progression of carotid intima–media thickness in 7-year surveillance of patients with mild SLE and controls, but this progression is still promoted by dyslipidaemia, lower HDL levels, hypertension, history of lupus nephritis and a higher prednisolone usage in patients

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  • Sofia Ajeganova Division of Gastroenterology and Rheumatology, Department of Medicine Huddinge, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden Clinical Sciences, Rheumatology Division, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Thomas Gustafsson Division of Clinical Physiology, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Unit of Clinical Physiology, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Linnea Lindberg Division of Clinical Physiology, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Unit of Clinical Physiology, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Ingiäld Hafström Division of Gastroenterology and Rheumatology, Department of Medicine Huddinge, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Johan Frostegård Section of Immunology and Chronic Disease, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondence to Dr Sofia Ajeganova; sofia.ajeganova{at}ki.se
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Ajeganova S, Gustafsson T, Lindberg L, et al
Similar progression of carotid intima–media thickness in 7-year surveillance of patients with mild SLE and controls, but this progression is still promoted by dyslipidaemia, lower HDL levels, hypertension, history of lupus nephritis and a higher prednisolone usage in patients

Publication history

  • Received September 27, 2019
  • Revision received December 3, 2019
  • Accepted December 17, 2019
  • First published January 9, 2020.
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January 09, 2020

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