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Clinical Rheumatology

, Volume 25, Issue 4, pp 551–552 | Cite as

Complete heart block in a patient with systemic sclerosis

  • I. MoyssakisEmail author
  • D. P. Papadopoulos
  • A. G. Tzioufas
  • V Votteas
Brief Report

Abstract

We describe a patient with diffuse systemic sclerosis and presyncopal episodes where the electrocardiogram revealed complete atrioventricular heart block associated with left posterior and right heart bundle block. The patient underwent implantation of a permanent pacemaker.

Keywords

Complete heart block-Systemic sclerosis 

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© Clinical Rheumatology 2005

Authors and Affiliations

  • I. Moyssakis
    • 1
    Email author
  • D. P. Papadopoulos
    • 1
  • A. G. Tzioufas
    • 2
  • V Votteas
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of CardiologyLaiko Hospital of AthensAthensGreece
  2. 2.Pathophysiology Department, School of MedicineUniversity of AthensAthensGreece

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