Axillary artery thrombus and infective endocarditis in lupus.


Systemic lupus erythematosus is a chronic systemic autoimmune disease, often associated with severe infection. A female patient was referred for surgical treatment of infective endocarditis after being treated for systemic lupus erythematosus and lupus nephritis. She developed symptoms of left axillary artery occlusion before heart operation. Bulky fungal… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcma.2011.01.006


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