Reversible cardiac valvular disease in catastrophic antiphospholipid syndrome.


Catastrophic antiphospholipid syndrome (CAPS) is a severe form of antiphospholipid syndrome (APS). It frequently leads to multiorgan failure with an approximate mortality rate of 50%. The heart is involved in about 50% of the patients with CAPS. We report two cases with CAPS and severe heart manifestations, documented by echocardiography. Both women show… (More)


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