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Systemic sclerosis presented as congestive heart failure: an autopsy case.
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PMID:  21264487     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We report the autopsy results of a patient with systemic sclerosis with myositis lesions in the skeletal muscles and myocardium. A 69-year-old Japanese woman developed congestive heart failure and died due to respiratory failure with restrictive hypoventilation. The heart at autopsy showed dilated ventricular hypertrophy, and histopathology of the heart exhibited diffuse replacement fibrosis resembling the lesion of ischemic heart diseases in addition to patchy fibrosis around myocardial fibers suggesting post-myocarditis-like fibrosis.
Authors:
Hiroyuki Kanno; Toshie Segawa; Yasuhiro Miura; Mutsumi Miyata; Aki Yoshida; Motoyuki Nakamura; Takashi Sawai
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-1-25
Journal Detail:
Title:  Modern rheumatology / the Japan Rheumatism Association     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1439-7609     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-1-25     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100959226     Medline TA:  Mod Rheumatol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Pathology, Iwate Medical University School of Medicine, 19-1 Uchimaru, Morioka, 020-8505, Japan, hirokan@iwate-med.ac.jp.
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