Mehwish Abrar

Women Medical officer Medicine, Liaquat University of Medical Health and Sciences Jamshoro/Liaqaut University Hospital Hyderabad, Pakistan


  • Research   
    Cognitive Dysfunction in Patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: A Case Control Study
    Author(s): Muhammad Amjad Kalhoro*, Mehwish Abrar, Shahtaj Adil Shah, Safia Bano, Nisar Ahmed Khokhar and Mahesh Kumar

    Aim: To explore the incidence of cognitive impairment in individual having Systemic Lupus Erythematosus. Study Design: Case control study. Place and duration: Bilawal Medical College Jamshoro Pakistan, from rom September 2019 to September 2020. Methodology: Total 31 female patients with neuropsychiatric Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (nSLE) and thirty-one cognitively healthy women with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (Control group) participated in the study. The researchers employed single-photon emission computed tomography to obtain information on sociodemographic, clinical, neuropsychological, & SLE-related markers. Results: When it came to cognitive complaints, 22.6 percent of those with nSLE reported them, compared to 6.5 percent in the control group (p=0.147); the frequency of cognitive dysfunction was 32.3 percent in those with nSLE, compared to 6.5 percent in the control group.. Read More»

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