Severe rheumatoid valvular heart disease

Juan Manuel Anaya

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Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a systemic inflammatory disease in which extra-articular involvement is not uncommon. Cardiac compromise may be frequent, although most often, it is clinically silent. Herein, two cases of RA-related endocarditis, one of which required valve replacement, are described. Etanercept was useful in controlling the articular and extra-articular RA compromise in both cases.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)743-745
Number of pages3
JournalClinical Rheumatology
Issue number5
StatePublished - Sep 2006

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Rheumatology


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