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Internuclear ophthalmoplegia (INO): an unusual presentation of neuropsychiatric lupus erythematosus.

  title={Internuclear ophthalmoplegia (INO): an unusual presentation of neuropsychiatric lupus erythematosus.},
  author={Michael P Abel and Frederick Thomas Murphy and Raymond J. Enzenauer and Robert W. Enzenauer},
  journal={Binocular vision & strabismus quarterly},
  volume={18 1},
  • Michael P Abel, Frederick Thomas Murphy, +1 author Robert W. Enzenauer
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  • Medicine
  • BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE INO in SLE is uncommon, affecting < 5% of hospitalized SLE patients. A MEDLINE search 1966-2001 revealed only 22 reported cases. INO also rarely presents with diplopia. We report such a case. CASE REPORT A 35 year old woman with long standing SLE developed the abrupt onset of diplopia, vertigo and ataxia. Physical examination was remarkable only for the neurologic examination with a left INO and abnormal cerebellar testing. Treatment with corticosteroids and intravenous… CONTINUE READING

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