13 out of 37
False about cardiac involvement in SLE? (PGI Nov 09)
|A||Pericarditis is the most common Cardiac manifestation|
|D||Libman sacks endocarditis.|
|E||Steroid are highly effective to treat myocarditis.|
Ans. E Steroid are highly effective to treat myocarditis.
Cardiac Manifestations in SLE
1. Pericarditis is the most frequent cardiac manifestation;
2. Endocarditis of Libman-sacks.
3. AR, MR
4. Risk for myocardial infarction
(Extra Edge: Systemic Hypertension is not a feature)