Lupus Symptoms

Increased Ischemic Stroke Risk with Lupus

New study conducted with a Swedish lupus cohort finds increased risk of ischemic stroke. A study published in April 2017 found that lupus patients had more than twice the risk of having an ischemic stroke (HR 2.2, 95% confidence interval 1.7 - 2.8) as the general population. Importantly, the highest relative risk for...