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SP0009 Fibromyalgia onset of systemic lupus erythematosus?
  1. N. Hassan
  1. Rheumatology, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, UK


Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and fibromyalgia often pose a diagnostic challenge to clinicians. The two conditions can coexist and the presence of one can complicate the diagnosis and management of the other. There is an increased prevalence of fibromyalgia amongst SLE patients compared to the general population but the exact nature of this association is not yet fully understood. We describe a patient diagnosed with fibromyalgia who later went on to develop SLE.

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