LIBMAN SACKS VEGETATION PRESENTING AS SYSTEMIC LUPUS ERYTHEMATOSUS

Pritam Kumar Chatterjee, Biswajit Majumder, Lipika Adhikari, Praveen Shukla

Abstract


A case of 14 year-old female patient presented to our hospital complaining of loss of weight and low grade fever for one year. Echocardiography showed the presence of sterile vegetation on the mitral valve known as Libman-Sacks Endocarditis (LSE). Patient was later diagnosed to have systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE).

Keywords


Sterile vegetation; SLE; Libman-sacks.

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