Central nervous system disease in systemic lupus erythematosus. Therapy and prognosis.

@article{Sergent1975CentralNS,
  title={Central nervous system disease in systemic lupus erythematosus. Therapy and prognosis.},
  author={John S. Sergent and Michael D. Lockshin and Mark S. Klempner and Benjamin A Lipsky},
  journal={The American journal of medicine},
  year={1975},
  volume={58 5},
  pages={
          644-54
        }
}
The effect of corticosteroid therapy in 28 patients with 52 episodes of neuropyciatric disease in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) was elevated. Categories of organic central nervous system disease were seizures (eight patients), organic brain syndromes (nine patients), aseptic meningitis (four patients) and a variety of focal neurologic findings (seven patinets). Fourteen pateints had 15 episodes of functional psychosis without other evidence of neurologic disease. Although there was a… CONTINUE READING

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