Dr. John Harley, director of the Division of Rheumatology at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, provides an overview of how lupus is diagnosed.
Validation of Revised Classification Criteria for Lupus
More than half of the people with lupus visit three or more doctors over four or more years to receive an accurate diagnosis. During the 2011 American College of Rheumatology Annual Scientific Meeting, Dr. Michelle Petri of the Johns Hopkins University Medical Center presented the results of a study that evaluated revised criteria for diagnosing lupus.
Presenter: Michelle Petri, MD, MPH
Presentation date: November 8, 2011
Dr. Meenakshi Jolly, of Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, discusses the results of a study to validate an instrument to measure disease activity and quality of life.