Seventy unselected patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) were studied to determine the prevalence of cognitive impairment and the association with other clinical variables.
Twenty-five patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and 23 healthy subjects were used as controls.
All patients were evaluated with a battery of standardized neuropsycbological tests to determine ability in 8 areas of cognitive function.
Clinically overt neuropsychiatric (NP) SLE, cumulative disease manifestations and concurrent medications were documented.
Mots-clés Pascal : Lupus érythémateux, Disséminé, Maladie autoimmune, Maladie système, Homme, Complication, Trouble cognition, Fonction encéphalique supérieure, Système nerveux pathologie, Prévalence, Epidémiologie, Exploration, Psychométrie
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Lupus erythematosus, Disseminated, Autoimmune disease, Systemic disease, Human, Complication, Cognitive disorder, Higher nervous function, Nervous system diseases, Prevalence, Epidemiology, Exploration, Psychometrics
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