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Unusual vascular focal high-grade arterial stenoses in a young woman with systemic lupus erythematosus and secondary antiphospholipid syndrome.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21362753     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We report the case of a 28-year old woman with an unusual presentation of peripheral arterial occlusive disease clinically characterized by intermittent claudication and bilateral, focal stenoses of the iliac arteries without signs of atherosclerosis in other vascular beds. The successful percutaneous intervention is described in detail and pathogenetic aspects of the disease are discussed.
Authors:
R W Hügli; D Gremmelmaier; C Jeanneret; C Koella; A W Jehle; A Tyndall; B C Biedermann
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Lupus     Volume:  20     ISSN:  1477-0962     ISO Abbreviation:  Lupus     Publication Date:  2011 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-03-02     Completed Date:  2011-06-13     Revised Date:  2011-07-11    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9204265     Medline TA:  Lupus     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  311-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Radiology, Kantonsspital Bruderholz, Bruderholz/Basel, Switzerland.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Antiphospholipid Syndrome / complications*,  etiology*
Atherosclerosis / etiology,  pathology
Constriction, Pathologic / etiology*,  pathology*
Female
Humans
Iliac Artery / pathology
Intermittent Claudication / etiology,  pathology
Lupus Erythematosus, Systemic / complications*

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