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Intracardiac thrombosis, phospholipid antibodies, and two-chambered right ventricle.
  1. M A Coppock,
  2. R E Safford,
  3. G K Danielson
  1. Division of Cardiovascular Diseases and Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota.


    A 34 year old woman with a history of five spontaneous abortions and a systemic lupus-like illness underwent cardiotomy for resection of a calcified right ventricular thrombus. At operation an anomalous right ventricular muscle bundle was discovered under the calcified thrombus. Clinical chemistry showed lupus anticoagulant activity and cardiolipin antibodies in the plasma.

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