An Atypical Syndrome in an Elderly Patient With Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Sjögren Syndrome, and Primary Biliary Cirrhosis
Xiaojuan SONG, Xia RONG, Yi LIU
Department of Rheumatology, Sichuan University School of Medicine, West China Hospital, Chengdu, China
Keywords: Primary biliary cirrhosis, posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome, Sjögren syndrome, systemic lupus erythematous
Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome is a clinico-radiological syndrome with numerous entities including hypertension, preeclampsia/ eclampsia, renal dysfunction, cytotoxic drugs, systemic infections, and autoimmune diseases. It is a rare happening in patients with autoimmune disease. In this article, we report a case of an elderly female patient having the syndrome, meanwhile, also diagnosed with systemic lupus erythematosus, Sjögren syndrome, and primary biliary cirrhosis.
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