Lupus Eritematoso Sistémico y Fatiga

Translated title of the contribution: Systemic Lupus Erythematosus and Fatigue

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Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) is a chronic inflammatory autoimmune being fatigue one of its more frequent symptoms. The etiology of this is multifactorial, there are factors related to the disease itself, lifestyles, comorbidities and treatment that are associated. Also, there are several factors to measure it, being the most used instruments: Visual Analog Scale (VAS), "Krupp Fatigue Severity Scale" (FSS) and the "Functional Assessment of Chronic Illness Therapy Fatigue" (FACIT-Fatigue). The impact of fatigue on the SLE patient is important because it affects the patient's quality of life.

Translated title of the contributionSystemic Lupus Erythematosus and Fatigue
Original languageSpanish
JournalRevista del Cuerpo Medico Hospital Nacional Almanzor Aguinaga Asenjo
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1 Jul 2022


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