Se below. CNS lupus has many types of clinical presentation, meningovascular, neuropsychiatric, seizure etc, etc, see a neurologist.
Arterial inflammatio. Lupus cerebritis is caused by blood vessels becoming inflamed, usually smaller blood vessels. Treatments are many, but steroids, methotrexate, benlysta, CellCept (mycophenolate mofetil) are options if simple Hydroxychloroquine does not prevent this. Steroids not been an ongoing thing. Many patients do well with "pulsing" large doses of steroids intravenously, usually three times. Presentations vary-neuropsychiatric!
Lots of things. The common symptoms can include seizures and psychiatric issues. To find out more consider checking the topic on the internet, though the lupus foundation, the arthritis foundation, the american college of rheumatology. There is a lot of data out there. Your physician can help guide you.
It is where lupus. It is where lupus attacks your cental nervous system which is made up of your brain and spinal cord. This can take the form of vasculitis, stroke, seizures, transverse myelitis, and neurocognitive dysfunction. Talk to your rheumatologist to clarify what is exactly occuring. Read more...