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Retraction: Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: An Overview of the Disease Pathology and Its Management


This retracts the article "Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: An Overview of the Disease Pathology and Its Management" published in volume 10, issue 9.

Retraction

This article has been retracted at the request of the Editor-in-Chief as it contains significant plagiarism from Yeo S, Dias S, Isenberg D. Advances in systemic lupus erythematosus. Medicine. 2018;46(2):84-92. 10.1016/j.mpmed.2017.11.010

A key condition of article submission is that authors must explicitly declare that their work is original and has not appeared in a publication elsewhere. Re-use of any data must be appropriately cited. This duplication was not detected by Cureus plagiarism check software as much of the material had been rewritten just enough to avoid detection. While the authors have maintained that this was the result of working with a contract editor, they are ultimately responsible for the draft submitted.

As such this article represents a severe abuse of the scientific publishing system. The Cureus Journal of Medical Science takes a very strong view on this matter and we apologize that this was not detected during the submission process. The relevant author institutions and departments have been notified.

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peer-reviewed

Retraction: Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: An Overview of the Disease Pathology and Its Management


Author Information

Asad Ali

Internal Medicine, CMH Lahore Medical College and Institute of Dentistry, Lahore, PAK

Zohaib Sayyed

Pediatrics, Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al-Nahyan Medical and Dental College, Lahore, PAK

Muhammad Atif Ameer

Department of Internal Medicine, Lahore Medical and Dental College, Lahore, PAK

Abdul Wahab Arif

Medicine, Shaikh Zayed Hospital, Lahore, PAK

FNU Kiran

Internal Medicine, Basic Health Unit Larhi, Karachi, USA

Ayesha Iftikhar

Internal Medicine, Nishtar University, Multan, Multan, PAK

Waleed Iftikhar

Internal Medicine, CMH Lahore Medical College and Institute of Dentistry, Lahore, PAK

Malik Qistas Ahmad

Attock Medical Center, Attock City, Punjab, PAK

Muhammad Bilal Malik

Internal Medicine, Shifa College of Medicine, Lahore, PAK

Vijay Kumar

Internal Medicine, Ghulam Muhammad Mahar Medical College, Sukkur, PAK

Arjan Dass

Internal Medicine, Ghulam Muhammad Mahar Medical College, Sukkur, PAK

Shahzad Ahmed. Sami

Internal Medicine, CMH Lahore Medical College and Institute of Dentistry, Lahore, PAK

FNU Sapna

Internal Medicine, Burhani Hospital, Karachi, PAK

Neha Waqas Corresponding Author

Surgery, Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Medical & Dental College, Broken Bow, PAK


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