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Case Reports in Rheumatology
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 907402, 3 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/907402
Case Report

Chorea as the First and Only Manifestation of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

1Rheumatology Division, Department of Medicine, Hamad General Hospital, Doha, Qatar
2Department of Medicine, Hamad General Hospital, Doha, Qatar

Received 19 June 2012; Accepted 23 August 2012

Academic Editors: G. S. Alarcon, A. Chalmers, C. Orellana, and G. J. Tsay

Copyright © 2012 Abdul Razzakh Poil et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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