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Case Reports in Rheumatology
Volume 2011, Article ID 402483, 6 pages
Case Report

A Patient of Lupus Presenting with Myocarditis and Overlapping Autoimmune Hepatitis

Department of Medicine, Nil Ratan Sircar Medical College, 138 AJC Bose Road, West Bengal, Kolkata 700014, India

Received 8 August 2011; Accepted 27 September 2011

Academic Editors: A. Giusti and T. C. Hsu

Copyright © 2011 P. Chattopadhyay et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


Systemic lupus erythematosus has myriad presentations. Symptomatic myocarditis and/or symptomatic autoimmune hepatitis associated with lupus are rare at presentation. Here we report a young Asian girl, who presented to us with features of symptomatic myocarditis and overlapping autoimmune hepatitis. She was eventually diagnosed to be harboring systemic lupus erythematosus, in whom rigorous management led to gratuitous recovery.