Neuropsychiatric systemic lupus erythematosus: lessons learned from magnetic resonance imaging.

  • Luyendijk J
  • Steens S
  • Ouwendijk W
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Abstract

The clinical manifestations of nervous system involvement in systemic lupus erythematosus (neuropsychiatric SLE [NPSLE]) are highly diverse, and their etiology is incompletely understood. The aim of this study was to provide an inventory of abnormalities on conventional brain magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in NPSLE and to interpret the findings in relation to possible underlying pathogenetic mechanisms.

Author-supplied keywords

  • Acute Disease
  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Atrophy
  • Atrophy: pathology
  • Brain
  • Brain: pathology
  • Central Nervous System
  • Central Nervous System: classifi
  • Central Nervous System: classification
  • Central Nervous System: patholog
  • Central Nervous System: pathology
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Leukoencephalopathies
  • Leukoencephalopathies: classification
  • Leukoencephalopathies: pathology
  • Lupus Vasculitis
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging: methods
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Retrospective Studies
  • Vasculitis
  • Young Adult

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Authors

  • J Luyendijk

  • S C a Steens

  • W J N Ouwendijk

  • G M Steup-Beekman

  • E L E M Bollen

  • J van der Grond

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