A Lady with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus and Mitral Stenosis

  • Muhammad Badrul Alam Professor, Department of Cardiology, Sir Salimullah Medical College, Dhaka
  • Sania Hoque Junior Consultant, Department of Cardiology, Jessore Medical College, Jessore
  • Amiruzzaman Khan Associate Professor, Department of Cardiology, Sir Salimullah Medical College, Dhaka
  • Md Zakir Hossain Assistant Professor, Department of Cardiology, Sir Salimullah Medical College, Dhaka
  • Khondoker Asaduzzaman Assistant Professor, Department of Cardiology, Sir Salimullah Medical College, Dhaka
Keywords: Rheumatic fever, Systemic lupus erythematosis, Mitral stesnosis

Abstract

Mitral stenosisis a valvular heart disease caused by a number of diseases. Chronic rheumatic fever is the most important cause. Among rare causes, some rheumatoid diseases like SLE may involve cardiovascular system causing libman- sacks endocarditis,pericardial diseases and other valvular lesions mostly associated with positive antiphospholipid and anticardiolipin antibody.Here, we presented a case of rheumatic mitral valvular heart disease having systemic lupus erythromatosus but negative antiphospholipid and anticardiolipin antibody.

Bangladesh Heart Journal 2016; 31(2) : 109-112

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Muhammad Badrul Alam, Professor, Department of Cardiology, Sir Salimullah Medical College, Dhaka


Published
2017-04-28
How to Cite
Alam, M. B., Hoque, S., Khan, A., Hossain, M. Z., & Asaduzzaman, K. (2017). A Lady with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus and Mitral Stenosis. Bangladesh Heart Journal, 31(2), 109-112. https://doi.org/10.3329/bhj.v31i2.32383
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Case Reports