Acute myocardial infarction in a patient positive for lupus anticoagulant: a case report.

Affiliation

Department of Cardiovascular and Internal Medicine, Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medicine, 13-1 Takara-machi, Kanazawa, 920-8640, Japan. [Email]

Abstract

Autoimmune diseases, such as systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), are associated with thrombosis and atherosclerosis. Presence of lupus anticoagulant is an independent risk factor for atherosclerotic diseases.

Keywords

Acute myocardial infarction,Antiphospholipid syndrome,Atherosclerosis,Systemic lupus erythematosus,

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