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RMJ. 2018; 43(2): 360-362


Rare presentation of systemic lupus erythematosus with idiopathic intracranial hypertension

Diana Ang Lee Min, Liyana Najwa Inche Mat, Siti Dalila Adnan, Fan Kee Hoo.

Abstract
Idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH) is an extremely rare condition and rare in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). Herein we report a case of young lady presenting with increased intra-cranial pressure (ICP), normal neurological examination and imaging. She was diagnosed with IIH and responded well to steroid and cyclophosphamide. Meticulous clinical and laboratory assessment must be carried out in suspicious case to avoid misdiagnosis.

Key words: Idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH), systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), pathophysiology, incidence, prevalence.


 
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Min DAL, Mat LNI, Adnan SD, Hoo FK. Rare presentation of systemic lupus erythematosus with idiopathic intracranial hypertension. RMJ. 2018; 43(2): 360-362.


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Min DAL, Mat LNI, Adnan SD, Hoo FK. Rare presentation of systemic lupus erythematosus with idiopathic intracranial hypertension. http://www.rmj.org.pk/?mno=268286 [Access: June 25, 2018].


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Min DAL, Mat LNI, Adnan SD, Hoo FK. Rare presentation of systemic lupus erythematosus with idiopathic intracranial hypertension. RMJ. 2018; 43(2): 360-362.



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Min DAL, Mat LNI, Adnan SD, Hoo FK. Rare presentation of systemic lupus erythematosus with idiopathic intracranial hypertension. RMJ. (2018), [cited June 25, 2018]; 43(2): 360-362.



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Min, D. A. L., Mat, L. N. I., Adnan, S. D. & Hoo, F. K. (2018) Rare presentation of systemic lupus erythematosus with idiopathic intracranial hypertension. RMJ, 43 (2), 360-362.



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Min, Diana Ang Lee, Liyana Najwa Inche Mat, Siti Dalila Adnan, and Fan Kee Hoo. 2018. Rare presentation of systemic lupus erythematosus with idiopathic intracranial hypertension. Rawal Medical Journal, 43 (2), 360-362.



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Min, Diana Ang Lee, Liyana Najwa Inche Mat, Siti Dalila Adnan, and Fan Kee Hoo. "Rare presentation of systemic lupus erythematosus with idiopathic intracranial hypertension." Rawal Medical Journal 43 (2018), 360-362.



MLA (The Modern Language Association) Style

Min, Diana Ang Lee, Liyana Najwa Inche Mat, Siti Dalila Adnan, and Fan Kee Hoo. "Rare presentation of systemic lupus erythematosus with idiopathic intracranial hypertension." Rawal Medical Journal 43.2 (2018), 360-362. Print.



APA (American Psychological Association) Style

Min, D. A. L., Mat, L. N. I., Adnan, S. D. & Hoo, F. K. (2018) Rare presentation of systemic lupus erythematosus with idiopathic intracranial hypertension. Rawal Medical Journal, 43 (2), 360-362.




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