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Abnormal hipocampal signal in systemic lupus erythematosus

Grant number: 09/16785-1
Support type:Scholarships in Brazil - Scientific Initiation
Effective date (Start): January 01, 2010
Effective date (End): December 31, 2010
Field of knowledge:Health Sciences - Medicine - Medical Clinics
Principal researcher:Simone Appenzeller
Grantee:Aline Tamires Lapa
Home Institution: Faculdade de Ciências Médicas (FCM). Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP). Campinas , SP, Brazil
Associated research grant:08/02917-0 - Blood and cerebrospinal fluid biomarkers associated with structural and functional central nervous system abnormalities in systemic lupus erythematosus, AP.JP


Systemic lupus erythematosus is an autoimmune disease. Central nervous system involvement occurs in up to 70% of the patients and cognitive impairment is one of he major manifestations. The objective of this study is to determine if abnormal hippocampal signal and volume correlate with cognitive imapirment.

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LAPA, ALINE TAMIRES; APPENZELLER, SIMONE; BERTOLO, MANOEL B. Schistosoma mansoni infection: an immune complex disease presenting with polyarthritis. RHEUMATOLOGY INTERNATIONAL, v. 33, n. 5, p. 1341-1343, MAY 2013. Web of Science Citations: 3.

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