Coronary artery disease in systemic lupus erythematosus: A review of the literature.

@article{Karrar2001CoronaryAD,
  title={Coronary artery disease in systemic lupus erythematosus: A review of the literature.},
  author={Ali Karrar and Winston Sequeira and Joel A. Block},
  journal={Seminars in arthritis and rheumatism},
  year={2001},
  volume={30 6},
  pages={436-43}
}
CONTEXT Coronary artery occlusive disease is a common though underappreciated complication of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), typically a disease of young women. A case of a premenopausal patient with SLE and an acute myocardial infarction is presented, and the etiology and management of coronary artery disease in SLE reviewed. OBJECTIVES To review the incidence, risk factors, pathology and treatment of coronary artery disease in systemic lupus erythematosus. DATA SOURCES MEDLINE search… CONTINUE READING
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