Systemic lupus erythematosus presenting as Guillain-Barré syndrome.

Like Comment
A 37-year-old woman developed progressive symmetrical weakness with areflexia, consistent with Guillain-Barré syndrome. After initially briefly responding to intravenous immunoglobulin, her weakness progressed markedly. Further investigation identified a new diagnosis of systemic lupus erythematosus with lupus nephritis. Following additional plasma exchange and corticosteroids, the lupus activity remitted and she made a complete neurological recovery.


View the full article @ Practical neurology


Get PDF with LibKey

ClinOwl

The wider, wiser view for healthcare professionals. ClinOwl signposts the latest clinical content from over 100 leading medical journals.
6584 Contributions
2 Followers
0 Following