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|Type:||Artigo de periódico|
|Title:||Acute Acalculous Cholecystitis In Juvenile Systemic Lupus Erythematosus|
|Abstract:||Small- and medium-vessel vasculitis is a common manifestation in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and may occur in any organ. However, acute acalculous cholecystitis is a rare abdominal manifestation in SLE, especially in children. We report a case of a 12-year-old patient who initially presented with AAC and seizure. Follow-up investigation diagnosed SLE, and brain magnetic resonance imaging had hyperintense white matter lesions in cortico-subcortical regions. The patient was successfully treated with pulse methylprednisolone and cyclophosphamide without surgical intervention. © 2009 SAGE Publications.|
|Appears in Collections:||Unicamp - Artigos e Outros Documentos|
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