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Young Ree Kim  (Kim YR) 1 Article
Case Report
Familial systemic lupus erythematosus in two Korean male siblings
Hyun Sik Kang, Hyun Ju Oh, Young Ree Kim, Jae-Wang Kim, Kyung-Sue Shin
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2009;52(5):611-614.   Published online May 15, 2009
Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is a multisystemic autoimmune disease characterized by the production of a wide range of autoantibodies, resulting in tissue damage. Although the susceptibility to SLE has been attributed to complex interactions between genetic and environmental factors, the influence of a genetic predisposition to SLE is supported by observations of familial aggregations. Family studies have found that siblings...
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