Clinical Rheumatology

, Volume 6, Issue 3, pp 463–467 | Cite as

Coexistence of cardiac lesions and thrombophlebitis in a patient with rheumatoid arthritis

  • A. Takeuchi
  • M. Kodama
  • M. Baba
  • T. Tamura
  • T. Hashimoto
  • H. Miyashita
Case Report
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Summary

A 41-year-old Japanese female developed polyarthritis with fusiform deformity. Diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis was made and anti-inflammatory drugs were prescribed. Later thrombophlebitis in legs and cardiac lesions developed. The clinical course and treatment of this patient are briefly discussed.

Key words

Rheumatoid Arthritis Cardiac Lesions Thrombophlebitis Coronary Angiography 

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© Acta Medica Belgica 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Takeuchi
    • 1
  • M. Kodama
    • 1
  • M. Baba
    • 1
  • T. Tamura
    • 1
  • T. Hashimoto
    • 1
  • H. Miyashita
    • 1
  1. 1.Second Department of Medicine, Faculty of MedicineUniversity of TeikyoTokyoJapan

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