ⓘ Libman–Sacks endocarditis

                                     

ⓘ Libman–Sacks endocarditis

Libman–Sacks endocarditis is a form of nonbacterial endocarditis that is seen in association with systemic lupus erythematosus. It is one of the most common heart-related manifestations of lupus.

It was first described by Emanuel Libman and Benjamin sacks at mount Sinai hospital in new York in 1924. The Association between Libman–sacks endocarditis and antiphospholipid syndrome was first noted in 1985.

                                     
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  • Supreme Court of Canada ruling issued on October 9, 1997 Libman - Sacks endocarditis a form of nonbacterial endocarditis seen in systemic lupus erythematosus
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