Congenital heart block and familial connective tissue disease

J Rheumatol. 1983 Oct;10(5):823-5.


Two children of mothers with systemic lupus erythematosus had congenital heart block and subsequently developed connective tissue diseases. This association has only been described in 2 individuals previously.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Connective Tissue Diseases / genetics
  • Female
  • Heart Block / congenital*
  • Humans
  • Infant
  • Lupus Erythematosus, Systemic / genetics*