First-degree atrioventricular block: A rare manifestation in systemic lupus erythematosus

@inproceedings{Bahloul2018FirstdegreeAB,
  title={First-degree atrioventricular block: A rare manifestation in systemic lupus erythematosus},
  author={Emna Bahloul and Hamida Turki and Moez Jallouli and Yousra Cherif and Saiida Garbaa and Sherief Marzouk and Zouhir Bahloul},
  year={2018}
}
Cardiac involvement is very common in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE), and some 30%-50% of patients suffer from some form of heart disease. Conduction defects represent a rare manifestation of SLE cardiac involvement in adults. We reported a rare case of first-degree atrioventricular block associated with SLE in a 15-year-old female. The patient was diagnosed with SLE, fulfilling the 1982 American College of Rheumatology (ACR) criteria, with malar rash, pericarditis, lymphopenia… CONTINUE READING

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