Key clinical point: Based on the 2019 EULAR/ACR criteria, patients classified with systemic lupus erythematosus were significantly more likely to also meet earlier criteria on follow-up compared with patients not classified with SLE.
Major finding: Approximately 17% of women with undifferentiated connective tissue disease met criteria for lupus under the 2019 EULAR/ACR classification.
Study details: The data come from a multicenter cohort study of 133 women.
Disclosures: The study received no outside funding. The researchers had no financial conflicts to disclose.
Radin M et al. Arthritis Care Res. 2020 Jul 23. doi: 10.1002/ACR.24391.