Consider IV Methylprednisolone for the Most Severe Lupus Flares

Questions come up about managing patients admitted with systemic lupus erythematosus flares.

Serious flares of this autoimmune disease can present as nephritis, neuropsychiatric changes, vasculitis, thrombocytopenia, etc.

Rule out other illnesses commonly seen in these patients, such as infection or thrombosis.

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