G. C. BERNHARD, M.D.; R. L. LANGE, M.D.; G. T. HENSLEY, M.D.
Three examples of death due to noninfectious aortic insufficiency in a series of 52 patients who had systemic lupus erythematosus are described. Aortic-wall disease was also present. Marked valve-leaflet thinning and central perforations were seen without verrucous endocarditis in two patients at autopsy.
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BERNHARD GC, LANGE RL, HENSLEY GT. Aortic Disease with Valvular Insufficiency as the Principal Manifestation of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus. Ann Intern Med. 1969;71:81–87. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-71-1-81
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1969;71(1):81-87.
Lupus Erythematosus, Rheumatology.
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