Acute liver injury as initial manifestation of systemic lupus erythematosus-induced myocarditis

This is a preview of subscription content, access via your institution.


  1. 1.

    Mustafa M, Bawazir YM (2020) Acuteliverfailureasthefirstfeatureofsystemiclupuserythematosus. Rheumatol Int (in press).

    Article  Google Scholar 

  2. 2.

    Erten S, Bolat AD, Akin FE, Ersoy O (2011) Amalepatientwithsystemiclupuserythematosuspresentingwithfulminanthepatitis. Gastroenterol Res 4:283–285.

    Article  Google Scholar 

  3. 3.

    Graziadei IW, Obermoser GE, Sepp NT, Erhart KH, Vogel W (2003) Drug-induced lupus-like syndrome associated with severe autoimmune hepatitis. Lupus 12:409–412.

    CAS  Article  PubMed  Google Scholar 

  4. 4.

    Durrance RJ, Movahedian M, Haile W, Teller K, Pinsker R (2019) Systemic lupus erythematosus presenting as myopericarditis with acute heart failure: a case report and literature review. Case Rep Rheumatol 10:6173276.

    Article  Google Scholar 

Download references



Author information




All authors contributed to the study conception and design. Material preparation and data collection and analysis were performed by AN and EC. The first draft of the manuscript was written by AN and EC and all authors commented on previous versions of the manuscript. All authors read and approved the final manuscript.

Corresponding author

Correspondence to Evangelos Cholongitas.

Ethics declarations

Conflicts of interests


Informed consent

We confirm that an informed consent was obtained from the patient regarding this publication.

Additional information

Publisher's Note

Springer Nature remains neutral with regard to jurisdictional claims in published maps and institutional affiliations.

Rights and permissions

Reprints and Permissions

About this article

Verify currency and authenticity via CrossMark

Cite this article

Neonaki, A., Filiopoulos, V., Bonou, M. et al. Acute liver injury as initial manifestation of systemic lupus erythematosus-induced myocarditis. Rheumatol Int (2021).

Download citation


  • Acute liver injury
  • Acute hepatitis
  • Acute liver failure
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus
  • Myocarditis