Cerebral transmural angiitis and ruptured aneurysm: a complication of systemic lupus erythematosus.

@article{Kelley1980CerebralTA,
  title={Cerebral transmural angiitis and ruptured aneurysm: a complication of systemic lupus erythematosus.},
  author={Roger Everett Kelley and N. Stokes and Pedro Reyes and Sami I. Harik},
  journal={Archives of neurology},
  year={1980},
  volume={37 8},
  pages={526-7}
}
A 29-year-old woman with a five-year history of systemic lupus erythematosus was seen after having had a grand mal convulsion, her first manifestation of a seizure disorder. A lumbar puncture revealed the presence of subarachnoid blood, and angiography demonstrated a fusiform aneurysm of the left posterior communicating artery. The patient's neurological status deteriorated despite the use of corticosteroids in high dosage, and she died three weeks after admission. Necropsy disclosed focal… CONTINUE READING

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