Endocarditis de Libman-Sacks e insuficiencia aórtica grave en un paciente con Libman-Sacks endocarditis is the most classic heart disorder associated with. Libman-Sacks endocarditis is characterized by sterile and verrucous lesions that predominantly affect the aortic and mitral valves. In most. Libman-Sacks endocarditis is a classic but rarely symptomatic manifestation of . Galve E, Ordi J, Candell J, Soler Soler J. Patología del corazón de origen.

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To the Editor, Libman-Sacks endocarditis is the most classic heart disorder associated with systemic lupus erythematosus SLE and is a serious cause of morbidity and mortality.

She did not have a fever or any other clinical symptoms.

Libman-Sacks’ endocarditis: A frequently unnoticed complication | Nefrología (English Edition)

D ICD – Si continua navegando, consideramos que acepta su uso. However, blood cultures obtained from two different sites peripheral and antecubital prior to administration of antibiotics remained negative throughout the hospital stay. R lung, high power: Systolic size and function of both ventricles were preserved. Repeat lupus anticoagulant a few days later was negative. She was suffering flare on her skin and joints, and received sodium mycophenolate at a dosage of mg and prednisone at 5mg daily.

The rest of physical examination was normal. Routine analysis revealed anemia with hemoglobin 9.


After eight days of treatment, a control echocardiogram was performed which endocarritis that the pericardial leakage had reduced and that the severe AR was persistent, with an image of swaying vegetation.

The only medication patient was taking was an oral contraceptive. Author information Article notes Copyright and License information Disclaimer. Tektonidou MG, Vasillous A,??

Lupus-Negative Libman-Sacks Endocarditis Complicated by Catastrophic Antiphospholipid Syndrome

Lupus, 23pp. To improve our services and products, we use “cookies” own or third parties authorized to show advertising related to client preferences through the analyses of navigation customer behavior. Ther Apher Dial ; On the pericardium a fibrinous chronic pericarditis was observed.

Ed valve tissue shows focal necrosis. She is on the waiting list for a kidney transplant.

Endocarditis de Libman-Sacks

Although her initial head CT had shown multiple infarctions, her abrupt neurological decline was unclear. Our patient presented in acute heart failure and cardiogenic shock with severe valvular disease. Antinuclear antibodies indirect immunofluorescence [IIF]: Libman-Sacks endocarditis and severe aortic regurgitation in a patient with systemic lupus erythematosus in peritoneal libnan.

The two hit hypothesis in the antiphospholipid syndrome: During the last days she had chest pain in the left hemithorax, which increased when she breathed deeply and improved relatively in anteversion. No mass effect or midline shift or hemorrhage was seen. Impact of renal survival endocaditis the course and outcome of systemic lupus erythemayosus patients treated with chronic peritoneal dialysis. You can change the settings endocarditjs obtain more information by clicking here.


The anatomopathological diagnosis of the valvular piece informed of an aortic endocarditis with no evidence of microorganisms Libman-Sacks endocarditis. Table 1 Laboratory Tests on Admission. Hemoglobin remained stable but her platelets continued to drop. November Learn how and when to remove this template message.

This section is empty. We present a case of Libman-Sacks endocarditis involving the mitral valve with rapid progression to severe regurgitation treated with reparative surgery via mitral annuloplasty. The only PD complication that she experienced was an episode of peritonitis, in June of the same year.

SNIP measures contextual citation impact by wighting citations based on the total number of citations in a subject field. Antinuclear antibodies indirect immunofluorescence [IIF]: The rest of physical examination was normal.

Chest, abdominal and cranial computed tomography CT did not show any significant changes. Morales Fornos cM.