Neurological manifestations of children with systemic lupus erythematosus.

  title={Neurological manifestations of children with systemic lupus erythematosus.},
  author={Winston Loh and I. H. Hussain and A Soffiah and Yam Ngo Lim},
  journal={The Medical journal of Malaysia},
  volume={55 4},
In a cross-sectional study of 21 children with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, 15 (71%) were found to have neuropsychiatric manifestations. The most common finding was generalised seizures (42.8%) followed by encephalopathy (19%) and hallucinations (19%). One child (4.76%) had hemichorea. In 3 children neurological manifestations were the first symptom of SLE. Computerised Axial Tomograms (CAT scans) showed cerebral atrophy in 7 of 12 scans available for review. Ten children had abnormal EEGs… CONTINUE READING


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