Volume 13, Issue 52 (9-2006)                   RJMS 2006, 13(52): 101-106 | Back to browse issues page

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Khodapanahandeh F, Hadizadeh Kharrazi H. Neuropsychiatric Manifestation of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus in a Child: A Case Report. RJMS 2006; 13 (52) :101-106
URL: http://rjms.iums.ac.ir/article-1-619-en.html
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    The patient was a nine-year-old girl with prolonged focal seizure admitted to the pediatric ward of Rasoul-e-Akram Hospital. The child seemed to be depressed, and in physical examination the only abnormal finding was pink discoid rashes on the cheeks. Brain Ct-Scan performed at the emergency department yielded no specific findings. In order to investigate the precise cause of focal seizure, brain MRI was performed showing widespread areas of increased signal intensity in T1-weighted and decreased signal intensity in T2-weighted images in paritotemporal and frontal area. Specific laboratory tests for lupus erythematosus was positive.

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Pediatric Neurology

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