A case of rapidly progressive pulmonary aneurysm as a rare complication of Behcet's syndrome - A case report

Basak M. E., Gul S., Yazgan Y., Cankir Z., Danaci M., Demirturk L., ...More

ANGIOLOGY, vol.49, no.5, pp.403-408, 1998 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 49 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 1998
  • Doi Number: 10.1177/000331979804900510
  • Journal Name: ANGIOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.403-408
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes


One of the severe complications of Behcet's syndrome is pulmonary arterial involvement. The authors report a patient with Behcet's syndrome who had the complications of multiple pulmonary arterial aneurysms presenting with hemoptysis and right ventricular thrombus. He underwent emergency surgery because of failure of intensive immunotherapy and died 2 months after the surgery.