A 14-year-old boy with a 9 month history of rheumatic symptoms was found to have hemodynamically significant aortic regurgitation in association with an HLA-B27 associated spondyloarthropathy (SpA). Valvular incompetence due to aortitis can occur early in the clinical course of pediatric patients with SpA, and careful cardiac monitoring is warranted.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Journal of Rheumatology|
|Publication status||Published - 1995|
- Aortic regurgitation
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