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Klinefelter's syndrome and lupus erythematosus: report of a case.

Authors
  • Dugernier, T
  • Huaux, J P
  • Coche, E
  • Nagant, C
  • Deuxchaisnes, D
Type
Published Article
Journal
Clinical rheumatology
Publication Date
Mar 01, 1987
Volume
6
Issue
1
Pages
84–87
Identifiers
PMID: 3581703
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

We report a case of SLE related polyarthritis in a 28 year-old man with Klinefelter's syndrome treated with testosterone for 13 years. Clinical outcome was favorable with low doses of corticosteroids. The pathogenesis of that strange association is discussed.

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