Acute psycosis in systemic lupus erythematosus

Bianca Marasini, Marco Massarotti

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Psychiatric manifestations are common in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and often represent a challenging diagnostic and therapeutic problem, mainly because the uncertainties of the pathogenic mechanisms. We report a case of acute psychosis occurring in a female with SLE due to the stress of having a severe disease, rather than to SLE per se.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)395-396
Number of pages2
JournalRheumatology International
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2008


  • Acute psychosis
  • Neurosychiatric involvement
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Rheumatology


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