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Osteoporosis in murine SLE - Treatment with a tissue-selective estrogen complex

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Title: Osteoporosis in murine SLE - Treatment with a tissue-selective estrogen complex
Authors: Nordqvist, Jauquline
Issue Date: Oct-2021
Publication type: licentiate thesis
Keywords: Tissue-Selective Estrogen Complex
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Selective Estrogen Receptor Modulator
Abstract: Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is a chronic autoimmune disease affecting mainly young women. Almost every organ in the body can be affected and SLE patients often suffer from co-morbidities such as cardiovascular disease and osteoporosis. Postmenopausal women with SLE have a three-fold increase in fractures compared with the healthy population. Treatment with bisphosphonates is associated with side effects and newer anti-osteoporotic treatments need to be tested in SLE patients. MRL/l... more
ISBN: 978-91-8009-492-4
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