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Intracranial Aneurysm with SLE treated by endovascular intervention@ Journal of Nepal Medical Association

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Journal of Nepal Medical Association (JNMA)
JNMA | VOL. 49 | NO. 1 | ISSUE 177 | JAN-MAR, 2010

Intracranial Aneurysm with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Treated by Endovascular Intervention  A CASE REPORT
Shrestha P, Sakamoto S, Shibukawa M, Kiura Y, Okazaki T, Kurisu K

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) is a chronic disease with multiple pathologies that can affect every organ system of the body including central nervous system. Intracerebral aneurysms ad ubarachnoid Hemorrhages are one of the comparatively rarer manifestation of Central Nervous System SLE. Here we present a case of known SLE complicated by the rupture of intraerebral aneurysm atthe basilar artery ttip which was successfully treated with endovascular coiling.

Keywords: ceebral aneurysm, endovascular surgery, SAH, SLE

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