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Ascites in systemic lupus erythematosus.
  1. A Mier,
  2. W Weir

    Abstract

    Peritoneal serositis is not a widely recognised aspect of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). Indeed, ascites in SLE is said to occur only when complicated by the nephrotic syndrome, congestive cardiac failure, or hepatic cirrhosis. We describe two patients who developed ascites that could be attributed to none of these complications.

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