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Isolated orbital pseudotumor as the presenting sign of systemic lupus erythematosus.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18286966     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A 9-year-old girl presented with an orbital pseudotumor a few years prior to developing clinical features of systemic lupus erythematosus. Because the few similar cases previously reported were all adults, this patient is the first pediatric case described. The authors also review the relevant literature, especially in the pediatric age group.
Authors:
Iradj Amirlak; Hassib Narchi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus     Volume:  45     ISSN:  0191-3913     ISO Abbreviation:  J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus     Publication Date:    2008 Jan-Feb
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-02-21     Completed Date:  2008-05-01     Revised Date:  2008-11-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7901143     Medline TA:  J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  51-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences, Al Ain, United Arab Emirates.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Administration, Oral
Child
Female
Glucocorticoids / therapeutic use
Humans
Leukocyte Count
Lupus Erythematosus, Systemic / diagnosis*,  drug therapy
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Orbital Pseudotumor / diagnosis*,  drug therapy
Prednisolone / therapeutic use
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Glucocorticoids; 50-24-8/Prednisolone

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