Neuropsychological Impairment in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: A Comparison with Multiple Sclerosis

@article{Benedict2008NeuropsychologicalII,
  title={Neuropsychological Impairment in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: A Comparison with Multiple Sclerosis},
  author={Ralph H. B. Benedict and Janet L. Shucard and Robert Zivadinov and David W. Shucard},
  journal={Neuropsychology Review},
  year={2008},
  volume={18},
  pages={149-166}
}
In this manuscript, we review literature describing the neuropsychological and brain imaging characteristics of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) patients. The findings are compared and contrasted with multiple sclerosis (MS) studies, revealing similarities and differences of interest to clinicians and researchers. While cognitive impairment is somewhat less common in SLE than MS, the diseases share a similar cognitive profile with deficits most prominent on tests emphasizing the speed of… CONTINUE READING
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