Longitudinal myelitis in patient with systemic lupus erythematosus, homozygous proth rombin G20210A and heterozygous MTHFR 677T

Z. Touma, S. F. Atweh, L. Kibbi, Thurayya Arayssi

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Abstract

Longitudinal myelitis is an uncommon complication of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). We describe an unusual case of longitudinal myelitis and ischemic stroke in the presence of homozygous prothrombin G20210A, heterozygous MTHFR 677T mutations and the absence of antiphospholipid antibodies in a young woman with SLE.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)517-520
Number of pages4
JournalLupus
Volume16
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2007

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Keywords

  • Homozygous prothrombin G20210A
  • Longitudinal myelitis
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Rheumatology

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