Arani V. Sridhar

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Peripheral neuropathy is an uncommon complication in paediatric systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). We report the case of a 10-year-old Chinese girl who developed peripheral neuropathy within 3 months of the onset of SLE and presented with bilateral foot drop and sensory symptoms of both hands and feet. There was no involvement of the central nervous system(More)
We report an adolescent girl who had left-sided neurogenic thoracic outlet syndrome (TOS) due to impingement of the scalenus anterior muscle with bilateral changes on nerve conduction studies and responded well to surgical decompression. A 13-year-old Caucasian girl presented with intermittent pain, swelling, erythema, tingling and numbness of the palmar(More)
DESCRIPTION A 12-year-old young girl presented with progressively worsening, generalised, chronic daily headaches for nearly 18 months. There were no vomiting, visual or sensory symptoms. Headaches were not associated with any postural variation or symptoms suggestive of intrac-ranial hypertension. She had a history of chronic rhinitis. Concerns were also(More)
Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is a multi-system auto-immune disorder that is characterized by widespread immune dysregulation, formation of auto-antibodies, and immune complexes, resulting in inflammation and potential damage to variety of organs. It is complicated by neurological manifestations in 25-95% of the patients. Acute transverse myelitis(More)
Pachydermodactyly is a rare and benign superficial dermal fibromatosis, characterised by asymptomatic soft tissue hypertrophy of the lateral and dorsal aspects of the proximal interphalangeal joints. The majority affected are males, with only a few reported female cases, and usually begins to develop around the age of puberty. Pachydermodactyly affects the(More)
We report an unusually high number of cases (n = 26) of parechovirus infections in the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) of neonates and infants admitted with sepsis in the United Kingdom during 8 May to 2 August 2016. Although such infections in neonates and infants are well-documented, parechovirus has not been routinely included in many in-house and commercial(More)
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