Brachial plexus neuropathy as the initial presentation of systemic lupus erythematosus

Sana L. Bloch, Mark P. Jarrett, Michael Swerdlow, Arthur I. Grayzel

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Abstract

A patient presented with bilateral brachial plexus neuropathy which 2 weeks later evolved into a polyneuropathy involving all four extremities. On further investigation, the patient was found to have systemic lupus erythematosus. Treatment with steroids was accompanied by complete resolution of the neurologic findings.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1633-1634
Number of pages2
JournalNeurology
Volume29
Issue number12
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1979

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  • Clinical Neurology

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