What is the role of two-dimensional echocardiography findings in the workup of antiphospholipid syndrome (APS)?

Updated: Sep 30, 2018
  • Author: Suneel Movva, MD; Chief Editor: Herbert S Diamond, MD  more...
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Two-dimensional echocardiography findings may demonstrate asymptomatic valve thickening, vegetations, or valvular insufficiency; aortic or mitral insufficiency is the most common valvular defect found in persons with Libman-Sacks endocarditis.


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