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October 1979

Devic's Syndrome and Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: A Case Report With Necropsy

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Cardiology, The Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, Pa (Dr Kinney), the Department of Cardiology, Johns Hopkins Hospital and Baltimore City Hospital, Baltimore (Dr Berdoff), and the Departments of Neurology (Dr Rao) and Medicine (Dr Fox), District of Columbia General Hospital, Georgetown Division, Washington, DC.

Arch Neurol. 1979;36(10):643-644. 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.