Devic's syndrome and systemic lupus erythematosus: a case report with necropsy

Arch Neurol. 1979 Oct;36(10):643-4. doi: 10.1001/archneur.1979.00500460077012.


Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) rarely occurs coincident with demyelinating disease and, to our knowledge, only one previous case of Devic's syndrome with SLE has been reported.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Brain / pathology
  • Demyelinating Diseases / complications*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Lupus Erythematosus, Systemic / complications*
  • Lupus Erythematosus, Systemic / pathology
  • Neuromyelitis Optica / complications*
  • Neuromyelitis Optica / pathology
  • Syndrome