Iranian Journal of Pediatrics

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Pseudotumor Cerebri as the First Manifestation of Juvenile Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

Seyed-Reza Raeeskarami 1 , Leila Shahbaznejad 2 , * , Raheleh Assari 2 and Yahya Aghighi 2
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1 Department of Pediatrics, Pediatric Rheumatology Research Group, Rheumatology Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
2 Department of Pediatrics, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
Article information
  • Iranian Journal of Pediatrics: October 2016, 26 (5); e5176
  • Published Online: July 12, 2016
  • Article Type: Case Report
  • Received: December 27, 2015
  • Revised: March 9, 2016
  • Accepted: April 9, 2016
  • DOI: 10.5812/ijp.5176

To Cite: Raeeskarami S, Shahbaznejad L, Assari R, Aghighi Y. Pseudotumor Cerebri as the First Manifestation of Juvenile Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Iran J Pediatr. 2016 ; 26(5):e5176. doi: 10.5812/ijp.5176.

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1. Introduction
2. Case Presentation
3. Discussion
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