Possible Causes for Lupus Cerebritis in USA

  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
    Lupus Nephritis Lupus Cerebritis

    Systemic lupus erythematosus, abbreviated as SLE, is an autoimmune disease which primarily strikes women. Majority of the individuals with SLE experience joint pain, accompanied by swelling. Arthritis is also a common complaint. In addition to these, individuals also experience pain in chest, hair loss, and development of…[1]

  • Viral Meningitis
    Lupus Cerebritis

    Viral meningitis, as the name suggests, is a viral disease that causes inflammation of the meninges which are essentially membranes that cover the brain and the spinal cord. Individuals with poor immune system are more prone to develop viral infections. The symptoms of viral meningitis often mimic those of bacterial…[2]

  • Bacterial Meningitis
    Lupus Cerebritis

    The onset of symptoms in acute bacterial meningitis is abrupt. Initially, there is headache, vomiting and fever. Pain and stiffness then start developing in the neck and the back. In severe cases, there is altered level of consciousness and the patient may have confusion, delirium, lethargy and coma. If the meningitis…[3]

  • Cerebral Angiitis
    Cerebral Edema
  • Cerebral Hemorrhages
    Cerebral Edema
  • Cerebral Malaria
    Cerebral Edema
  • Cerebral Vein Thrombosis
    Cerebral Edema

    Cerebral vein thrombosis refers to the formation of a blood clot in intracranial veins. This condition comprises cortical vein thrombosis, dural vein thrombosis and venous sinus thrombosis. Clinical presentation of CVT patients largely depends on location and extent of thrombosis and possibly hemorrhagic infarction.…[4]

  • Cerebral Salt-Wasting Syndrome
    Cerebral Edema

    Cerebral salt-wasting syndrome constitutes a medical condition characterized by hypovolemia and hyponatremia, secondary to various pathologies affecting the central nervous system (CNS). Cerebral salt-wasting syndrome (CSWS) is a medical entity that leads to hyponatremia and hypovolemia due to dehydration, as a…[5]

  • Rheumatic Fever
    Lupus Erythematosus

    Rheumatic fever is a systemic inflammatory disease that may develop as a delayed reaction to an infection with group A beta-hemolytic streptococci. It is most often seen in children and young adults. Rheumatic fever does not present with specific signs and symptoms. There is sudden onset of fever, joint pain,…[6]

  • Serum Sickness
    Lupus Erythematosus

    When first exposed to drugs containing proteins of other species, individuals showcase the signs and symptoms after about 7 – 10 days. When exposed for the second time, the symptoms appear pretty fast within 1 – 4 days. The signs and symptoms of serum sickness include the following: Fever accompanied by body…[7]

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References

  1. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Symptoma
  2. Viral Meningitis, Symptoma
  3. Bacterial Meningitis, Symptoma
  4. Cerebral Vein Thrombosis, Symptoma
  5. Cerebral Salt-Wasting Syndrome, Symptoma
  6. Rheumatic Fever, Symptoma
  7. Serum Sickness, Symptoma