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Lupus eritematosos sistémico y síndrome de Turner. Una asociación infrecuente

  • Vascones Andrade, Washington Patricio
  • Solis Cartas, Urbano
  • Valdés González, Jorge Luis
  • Flor Mora, Omar Patricio
  • Menes Camejo, Iván
  • Johana Calvopiña, Silvia
  • Sanchez, Rolando
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2017
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Introduction: systemic lupus erythematosus is a systemic, inflammatory disease of autoimmune origin that has a wide range of clinical manifestations. It occurs more frequently in female patients and in the early age of life. Turner syndrome is a rare disease that occurs in one in every 2500-5000 live births, is clinically characterized by the presence of low size, hormonal dysfunction and multisystemic compromise; Mainly cardiac and renal involvement. Karyotype determinations along with other tests make diagnosis possible. Objective: to show the association between Turner's syndrome and systemic lupus erythematosus. Case report: the case of a 17-year-old female patient with a diagnosis of Turner's syndrome, which begins with clinical and immunological manifestations that leads to the diagnosis of systemic lupus erythematosus. Conclusions: Despite being diseases that have a genetic component in their appearance, occurring in the female sex and in the early ages of life, no relationship was found between the etiopathogenic mechanisms of both diseases.

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