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Yeungnam University Journal of Medicine 2016;33(2):159-161.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.12701/yujm.2016.33.2.159    Published online December 31, 2016.
Brain meningioma in a patient with systemic lupus erythematosus.
Byung Woo Yoo, Sung Soo Ahn, Jung Yoon Pyo, Se Jin Byun, Jason Jungsik Song, Yong Beom Park, Soo Kon Lee, Jung Soo Song, Sang Won Lee
1Division of Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Korea. sangwonlee@yuhs.ac
2Department of Rheumatology, Chung-Ang University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.
Abstract
Brain meningioma, the most common benign brain tumor, has been reported to account for 13-26% of all intracranial tumors, with a crude incidence rate of 2.3 per 100,000 persons for all types of meningiomas. The prevalence of neuropsychiatric lupus erythematosus is 15-91% and its clinical manifestations are diverse: from mild cognitive dysfunction to serious neurological or psychiatric symptoms. Here, we report the first Korean patient with brain meningioma and systemic lupus erythematosus who had undergone surgical tumor resection.
Key Words: Systemic lupus erythematosus, Meningioma, Headache


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