Table 1

Clinical central nervous system/peripheral nervous system manifestations in systemic lupus erythematosus patients included in the study

Central nervous system manifestations

No NPSLE

NPSLE


Acute confusional state

0

2

Anxiety disorder

0

1

Aseptic meningitis

0

1

Cerebrovascular disease

9

6

Cognitive dysfunction

10

4

Demyelinating syndrome

2

4

Headache

9

3

Mood disorders

7

3

Movement disorder

0

0

Myelopathy

0

1

Psychosis

0

7

Fatigue

3

0

Mononeuropathy

1

0

Polyneuropathy

1

0


Each patient may have had multiple clinical manifestations of central nervous system involvement. NPSLE, neuropsychiatric systemic lupus erythematosus.

George-Chandy et al. Arthritis Research & Therapy 2008 10:R97   doi:10.1186/ar2484

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