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Ann Rheum Dis 44:420-424 doi:10.1136/ard.44.6.420
  • Research Article

Acute autonomic neuropathy in association with systemic lupus erythematosus.

Abstract

A patient is described with acute autonomic neuropathy, developing post partum in association with systemic lupus erythematosus, and showing a rapid clinical response to steroids. The pattern of tissue damage is suggestive of an immunologically mediated mechanism.