European Journal of Rheumatology
Case-Based Review

A Tangled Autoimmune Trio: Multiple Sclerosis, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus and Antineutrophil Cytoplasmic Antineutrophil Cytoplasmic Antibody Vasculitis

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Department of Rheumatology, Medical Subspecialities Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

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Department of Nephrology, Medical Subspecialities Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

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Department of Radiology, Imaging Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

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Department of Pathology, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

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Department of Anatomic Pathology, Cleveland Clinic, Ohio, USA

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Department of Neurology, Neurological Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Eur J Rheumatol 2023; 10: 176-178
DOI: 10.5152/eurjrheum.2023.23021
Read: 878 Downloads: 440 Published: 09 October 2023

The coexistence of multiple autoimmune diseases in the same individual is unusual and has received little attention in the literature. We present a young female patient with multiple sclerosis, systemic lupus erythematosus, and biopsy-proven renal proteinase 3 antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibodyassociated vasculitis who responded well to intravenous rituximab clinically and serologically.

Cite this article as: Namas R, Al Qassimi S, Ghosn M, et al. A tangled autoimmune trio: multiple sclerosis, systemic lupus erythematosus and ANCA vasculitis. Eur J Rheumatol. 2023;10(4):176-178.

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