Is Higher Prevalence of Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia in Women With Lupus Due to Immunosuppression? Klumb, Evandro M.; Araújo, Mario L. Jr; Jesus, Guilherme R.; More Klumb, Evandro M.; Araújo, Mario L. Jr; Jesus, Guilherme R.; Santos, Denise B.; Oliveira, Albanita V.; Albuquerque, Elisa M. N.; Macedo, Jacyara M. B. Less JCR: Journal of Clinical Rheumatology. 16(4):153-157, June 2010. Abstract Abstract In Brief In Brief Favorites PDF Get Content & Permissions Abstract: In Brief: Patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) even without classical risk factors have increased cervical dysplasia. Immunosuppression may increase that risk. Yearly Pap smears are urged for SLE patients.