Libman–Sacks endocarditis, and other echocardiographic findings in systemic lupus erythematosus: Case report

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Mohamed Atef Hamza; Lamyaa Allam;
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
  • Journal: The Egyptian Heart Journal, volume 64, issue 3, pages 171-172 (issn: 1110-2608)
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  • Identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.ehj.2012.02.002
  • Subject: Systemic lupus erythematosus | RC666-701 | Vegetations | Diseases of the circulatory (Cardiovascular) system | Libman–Sacks endocarditis | Verrucous endocarditis
    mesheuropmc: skin and connective tissue diseases | immune system diseases

Case report of a 19 year-old female patient with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) who was presented to Ain Shams University Hospital complaining of dyspnea on moderate exertion. Echocardiography showed the presence of sterile vegetation on the mitral valve, Libman–Sac... View more
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