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K Hiura, T Abe, Y Hatanaka, Y Ikeda, J Akaike, A Hosokawa, Y Itoh, H Takagi, H Sakai, T Suwa, K Yonezawa, M Tosaka, S Chiba, K Imai
A rare SLE patient with central nervous system involvement (CNS-SLE) who relapsed presenting new symptoms associated with the development of serum anti-Sm antibody and was then successfully treated with cyclophosphamide (CY) pulse therapy is presented here. A 47-years old housewife was admitted to Kushiro City General Hospital because of fever, limb erythema and drowsy consciousness in September 1995. On the basis of convulsion, proteinuria, leukopenia, thrombopenia, serum positive tests for both anti-nuclear antibody and anti-SSA antibody and low complement levels, as well as elevations of IgG index and IL-6 in the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), she was diagnosed as having CNS-SLE...
February 1998: Ryƫmachi. [Rheumatism]
K Mituiki, H Hirakata, N Oochi, A Nagashima, K Onoyama, M Abe, S Okuda, M Fujishima
We report a case of hypocomplementemic urticarial vasculitis syndrome (HUVS) with membranous glomerulopathy in a 62-year-old man who had a 2-month history of secondary iritis. He was transferred to our hospital because of uncontrollable edema and respiratory dysfunction. Physical examination revealed anasarca, pulmonary edema, hypertension and urticaria-like eruption on his arms. Urinalysis, blood chemistry and serological studies showed massive proteinuria (10.5g/day) with numerous granular casts, hypoalbuminemia (1...
July 1994: Nihon Jinzo Gakkai Shi
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