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Table 1 Backgrounds of the patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)

From: Role of lupus retinopathy in systemic lupus erythematosus

  Lupus retinopathy
  Absent Present
Number of SLE patients 80 11
Number of SLE admitted cases 6/91 (6.6 %) 3/11 (27.3 %)
Age at onset of SLE (years) 31.9 30.4
Oral Steroid dose at ophthalmological examination (range) 5–50 mg 10–40 mg
History of intravenous steroid 3/91 (3.3 %) 1/11 (9.1 %)
History of immunosuppressant treatment 8/91 (8.8 %) 1/11 (9.1 %)
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