Libman-Sacks endocarditis, antiphospholipid antibodies and arterial thrombosis in systemic lupus erythematosus: case report.

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Case report of a 38-year-old female patient with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) who presented an acute arterial thromboembolic event in the right lower limb. Investigation showed the presence of antiphospholipid antibodies and sterile vegetation in the mitral valve, Libman-Sacks endocarditis (LSE). Possible causes of thromboembolic events in SLE are… (More)

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