Overlap Syndrome in a 13- Year- Old Girl: A Case Report
Keywords:Overlap Syndrome, Systemic Lupus Erythomatosus, Systemic Sclerosis, Morphea, ANA, Anti snRNP antibody, Anti Scl-70 antibody, Anti Sm antibody, Cerebral Vasculitis
The Overlap Syndrome is a rare condition which comprises two or more connective tissue disease in a same patient. Among them, some are associated with specific autoantibody profile and some are not. Here, we reported a case of overlap syndrome who presented with seizures and features of systemic lupus erythematosus, systemic sclerosis with the presence of strongly positive ANA, Anti snRNP, Anti Scl-70 antibody and weakly positive Anti Sm antibody.
J Medicine 2013, 14(2): 218-221
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