Fatal cerebral venous sinus thrombosis as a manifestation of uncontrolled systemic lupus erythematosus in a young African female

Abid M. Sadiq1,2 | Emmanuel V. Assey1 | Adnan M. Sadiq2,3 | Marieke C. J. Dekker1,2 | William P. Howlett1,2
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In a young patient with systemic lupus erythematosus presenting with status epilepticus and neurological deficits, early brain imaging, risk factor identification and prompt treatment of underlying lupus flare-up and cerebral venous sinus thrombosis could significantly improve the management and prognosis.