Complete heart block in an adult with systemic lupus erythematosus.

  title={Complete heart block in an adult with systemic lupus erythematosus.},
  author={Eduardo Fonseca and M. B. Crespo and Jos{\'e} Antonio Sobrino},
  volume={3 2},
Report of a case of complete heart block in a patient with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). The cardiac disturbance presented as repeated syncopal episodes and normal cardiac clinical and electrocardiographic examination between these episodes. Circulating anti-U1RNP antibodies were detected and tests for anti-SSA/Ro, anti-SSB/La and antiphospholipid antibodies were negative. Evidence of myocarditis was not found. The diagnosis was just established when the patient developed a syncopal… CONTINUE READING

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