Endocarditis associated with ANCA

Clin Exp Rheumatol. 1994 Mar-Apr;12(2):203-4.


We report the case of a patient exhibiting subacute bacterial endocarditis (SEB) associated with vasculitis and signs of nephritis. C-ANCA were present at high titer. This observation suggests that ANCA may be associated with vascular injury in SEB.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Aged
  • Antibodies, Antineutrophil Cytoplasmic
  • Autoantibodies / analysis*
  • Endocarditis, Bacterial / complications
  • Endocarditis, Bacterial / immunology*
  • Endocarditis, Bacterial / microbiology
  • Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis / complications
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Streptococcal Infections
  • Streptococcus bovis


  • Antibodies, Antineutrophil Cytoplasmic
  • Autoantibodies