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Shrinking central nervous system in systemic lupus erythematosus
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    Dear Editor,

    We would like to thank Dr. Kumar for his interest in our report. He was very correct to point out the possibility of chronic subdural hematoma based on the CT appearance. In fact, chronic subdural effusion was the top differential diagnosis raised by our radiologist at that juncture.

    Simultaneous and subsequent follow-up MRI scans of the brain in our patient confirmed significant and diff...

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    Chronic subdural haematoma should be considered with hypodense lesions on computerized tomography

    Dear Editor

    It was interesting to read the recent report of systemic lupus erythematosus associated with atrophy of brain and spinal cord.[1] However, I would like to make certain observations.

    Computerised tomography (CT) of brain presented in the report showed bilateral hypodense lesions in the frontal and parietal regions. Though Mok et al attribute this CT appearance to diffuse cerebral atrophy; othe...

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