Acute lupus peritonitis associated with massive ascites

AUTHORS

Z HabibAgahi 1 , * , MA Nazarinia 2 , E Aflaki 2 , KL Zahedi 2 , S Shenavandeh 2 , MR Jahanbani 2 , A Rajaee 2

1 Assistant professor of Division of Rheumatology,Department of Internal Medicine,School of Medical Sciences,Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, [email protected], Fars, Iran

2 Division of Rheumatology,Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine,Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Fars, Iran

How to Cite: HabibAgahi Z, Nazarinia M, Aflaki E, Zahedi K, Shenavandeh S, et al. Acute lupus peritonitis associated with massive ascites, Iran Red Crescent Med J. Online ahead of Print ; 9(4):217-219.

ARTICLE INFORMATION

Iranian Red Crescent Medical Journal: 9 (4); 217-219
Article Type: Case Report
Received: April 15, 1970
Accepted: August 20, 1970

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Abstract

Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is an autoimmune disease with multiple organ involvements and abdominal pain as the most common gastrointestinal symptom.

Herein, we describe a case of SLE presented with abdominal pain and massive ascites that had a good response to the high dose of prednisolone.

 

Keywords

Acute lupus peritonitis Massive ascites

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