An unusual case of inflammatory meningitis in a young man with systemic lupus erythematosus.

@article{Smith2018AnUC,
  title={An unusual case of inflammatory meningitis in a young man with systemic lupus erythematosus.},
  author={Richard Carey Smith and Marios Hadjivassiliou and Nigel Hoggard and K. Kuet and Rachael Kilding and Mohammed EL Akil},
  journal={Lupus},
  year={2018},
  volume={27 11},
  pages={
          1864-1866
        }
}
We describe a man presenting with unusual neurological manifestations of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) including pachymeningitis, aseptic meningitis and encephalitis with grossly elevated cerebrospinal fluid protein, responding to immunosuppression. Initially he had intermittent dysarthria, dysphasia and unilateral upper limb weakness. One month later he experienced dysphasia, right-sided hemiparesis and confusion. Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) analysis showed a white cell count of 70 x 106… CONTINUE READING
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