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2021 Dec 23

Medicine (Baltimore)



Febrile episode unmasking neuropsychiatric systemic lupus erythematosus with lytic lesions caused by secondary autoimmune myelofibrosis: Case report.


Bratu I-F, Ribigan A C, Mihailă-Bâldea S, Badea R, Stefan D, Davidoiu C, Casaru B, Antochi F
Medicine (Baltimore). 2021 Dec 23; 100(51):e28251.
PMID: 34941099.


Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is characterized by numerous immunological abnormalities that lead to multiorgan involvement. Central and peripheral nervous system manifestations are present in 8% to 92% of the cases of SLE. Furthermore, there have been reported cases of secondary autoimmune myelofibrosis associated with SLE.