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Lupus Myelitis

Angel Sanchez Rodríguez, MD; Jose Angel Martin Oterino, PhD; Pablo Alonso Hernandez, PhD
Arch Intern Med. 1998;158(20):2267-2268. doi:.
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Two cases are reported of transverse myelitis in the course of systemic lupus erythematosus.

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Propper  DJBucknall  RC Acute transverse myelopathy complicating systemic lupus erythematosus. Ann Rheum Dis. 1989;48512- 515
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