Speckle tracking echocardiography in acute lupus myocarditis: comparison to conventional echocardiography


AIMS Lupus myocarditis occurs in 5-10% of patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). No single feature is diagnostic of lupus myocarditis. Speckle tracking echocardiography (STE) can detect subclinical left ventricular dysfunction in SLE patients, with limited research on its utility in clinical lupus myocarditis. We report on STE in comparison to… (More)
DOI: 10.1530/ERP-17-0005


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