What causes aseptic meningitis in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)?

Updated: Jul 17, 2018
  • Author: Tarakad S Ramachandran, MBBS, MBA, MPH, FAAN, FACP, FAHA, FRCP, FRCPC, FRS, LRCP, MRCP, MRCS; Chief Editor: Niranjan N Singh, MBBS, MD, DM, FAHS, FAANEM  more...
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Patients with systemic lupus erythematosus are especially susceptible to aseptic meningitis. In these patients, the disorder is often precipitated by drugs.


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