Endocarditis de Libman-Sacks e insuficiencia aórtica grave en un paciente con Libman-Sacks endocarditis is the most classic heart disorder associated with. Libman-Sacks endocarditis is characterized by sterile and verrucous lesions that predominantly affect the aortic and mitral valves. In most. Libman-Sacks endocarditis is a classic but rarely symptomatic manifestation of . Galve E, Ordi J, Candell J, Soler Soler J. Patología del corazón de origen.

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Chest x-ray at admission showed mild cardiomegaly and bilateral basilar interstitial lung pattern. Pathogenesis, Diagnosis, and Management.

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SJR uses a similar algorithm as the Google page rank; it provides a quantitative and qualitative measure of the journal’s impact. Some authors suggest the superiority of mechanical prostheses in this type of disorder vs bioprotheses, including cryopreserved homografts, since the latter can lead to lupus valvulitis on the new valve. Endocarditis infective endocarditis Subacute bacterial endocarditis non-infective endocarditis Libman—Sacks scks Nonbacterial thrombotic endocarditis.

Libman–Sacks endocarditis

Conflicts of Interest There are no conflicts of interest. The anatomopathological diagnosis of the valvular piece informed of an aortic endocarditis with no evidence of microorganisms Libman-Sacks endocarditis. She did not re a fever or any other clinical symptoms. Our patient met the criteria for CAPS given the autopsy findings.


The only PD complication that she experienced was an episode of peritonitis, in June of the same year. We present a very rare case of emdocarditis young female patient with lupus-negative Libman-Sacks endocarditis complicated by CAPS.

It is characterized by sterile vegetations deposited on heart valves, often favoring the left side of the heart.

Discussion APS is a systemic autoimmune disease that results in a prothrombotic state. Non-thromboembolic risk in systemic lupus erythematosus associated with antiphospholipid syndrome. Mitral valve surgery for mitral regurgitation caused by Libman-Sacks endocarditis: After a palliative care meeting with the family, decision was made to withdraw care and the patient expired.

It is defined as thrombosis of at least three different organs systems over a short period of time with histopathologic evidence of ischemia, vessel occlusions and high titers of antiphospholipid antibodies [ 7 ]. Continuing navigation will be considered as acceptance of this use.

Accepted Apr Valvular heart disease Systemic connective tissue disorders. Nonbacterial thrombotic endocarditis with recurrent embolic events as manifestation of ovarian neoplasm. A rare cause of peritonitis The rest of physical examination was normal. Three vegetations were found in the aortic valve, and the largest one measured 20mm.


Severe Mitral Regurgitation in Libman-Sacks Endocarditis. Conservative Surgery

Are you a health professional able to prescribe or dispense drugs? She was admitted because of dyspnoea and general progressive discomfort, which had lasted for 15 days. On the pericardium a fibrinous chronic pericarditis was observed. During the last days she had chest pain in the left hemithorax, which increased when she breathed deeply and improved relatively in anteversion.

The pathogenesis of the antiphospholipid syndrome. This item has received.

Endocarditis de Libman-Sacks

Pathology slide of mitral valve vegetation. After discussion with family and consultants, we decided to start her on therapeutic anticoagulation with heparin. Recently, association of Libman-Sacks endocarditis with antiphospholipid antibody syndrome APS has been made.

While envocarditis syndrome can be a primary syndrome, it is usually secondary to SLE. Libman-Sacks endocarditis as the first manifestation of systemic lupus erythematosus in an adolescent, with a review of the literature.