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Extensive cerebral calcification in a patient with systemic lupus erythematosus
  1. R H Andres1,
  2. G Schroth2,
  3. L Remonda2
  1. 1
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Berne, Inselspital, Berne, Switzerland
  2. 2
    Department of Neuroradiology, University of Berne, Inselspital, Berne, Switzerland
  1. Robert H Andres, Department of Neurosurgery, University of Berne, Inselspital, CH-3010 Berne, Switzerland; robert.andres{at}neurochirurgie-bern.ch

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A 53-year-old woman with a 20-year history of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) with antiphospholipid antibodies presented with psychotic episodes, progressive depression, insomnia, psychomotor slowing, gait disturbance and tremor of both hands. Neurological examination revealed rigidity of the upper extremities, ataxia, tetrahyperreflexia and bilateral …

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