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October 1975

Lymphocyte Function in Rheumatic Disorders

Author Affiliations

From the Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation, La Jolla, Calif.

Arch Intern Med. 1975;135(10):1324-1328. doi:10.1001/archinte.1975.00330100050008

This review discusses the immunology of rheumatic diseases, specifically rheumatoid arthritis, and systemic lupus erythematosus, and presents some known data, while suggesting what more needs to be learned. Cellular immunity occurring in rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus is emphasized.