A 17-year-old girl recently diagnosed with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) presented to the Emergency Room with acute onset of psychosis. A variety of potential etiologies, including those related to SLE, to the treatment of her SLE, or to another psychiatric condition, are discussed. In addition, the work-up and management decisions for this patient are reviewed in detail.
- Acute psychosis
- Systemic lupus erythematosus
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health