Table 1

Summary of patient characteristics (n=41)

Age, years mean (SD), range47 (13)21–72
Gender (female)81%
ANA+86%
dsDNA+62%
APS+19%
Sm+14%
Skin involvement*60%
Arthritis60%
Serositis15%
Renal disease10%
Leucopaenia25%
Thrombocytopaenia5%
Hydroxychloroquine86%
Steroids37.5%
  • *Including malar rash, photosensitivity and discoid lupus.