Overlap Syndrome in a 13- Year- Old Girl: A Case Report

Authors

  • Mohammad Shahidul Islam Dhaka Medical College Hospital
  • Ahmedul Kabir Dhaka Medical College Hospital
  • Aparna Das Dhaka Medical College Hospital
  • Humayara Tabassum Dhaka Medical College Hospital
  • Zabid-Ul Kadir Joarder Dhaka Medical College Hospital
  • Md. Akramul Hoque Dhaka Medical College Hospital
  • Mohammad Shahin Masud Dhaka Medical College Hospital

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/jom.v14i2.19694

Keywords:

Overlap Syndrome, Systemic Lupus Erythomatosus, Systemic Sclerosis, Morphea, ANA, Anti snRNP antibody, Anti Scl-70 antibody, Anti Sm antibody, Cerebral Vasculitis

Abstract

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.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3329/jom.v14i2.19694

J Medicine 2013, 14(2): 218-221

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Author Biographies

Mohammad Shahidul Islam, Dhaka Medical College Hospital

Honorary Medical Officer, Medicine

Ahmedul Kabir, Dhaka Medical College Hospital

Associate Professor, Dept.of Medicine

Aparna Das, Dhaka Medical College Hospital

Assistant Professor, Medicine

Humayara Tabassum, Dhaka Medical College Hospital

Honorary Medical Officer, Dept. of Medicine

Zabid-Ul Kadir Joarder, Dhaka Medical College Hospital

Honorary Medical Officer, Dept.of Medicine

Md. Akramul Hoque, Dhaka Medical College Hospital

Honorary Medical Officer, Dept.of Medicine

Mohammad Shahin Masud, Dhaka Medical College Hospital

Assistant Registrar, Dept. of Medicine

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Published

2014-07-24

How to Cite

Islam, M. S., Kabir, A., Das, A., Tabassum, H., Joarder, Z.-U. K., Hoque, M. A., & Masud, M. S. (2014). Overlap Syndrome in a 13- Year- Old Girl: A Case Report. Journal of Medicine, 14(2), 218–221. https://doi.org/10.3329/jom.v14i2.19694

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Case Reports