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Angio-Behçet with vertebral erosion: an exceptional Behçet's complication and literature review.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15589443     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Behçet's disease is a multisystem disorder commonly seen in Japan and in Mediterranean countries characterized by a vasculitis of unknown origin. In this work, we describe a case of a 47-year-old man with Behçet's disease of 28 years evolution who presented with a common lumbago and revealed to have a rare case of destruction of the third lumbar vertebra due to a giant pseudoaneurysm of the right iliac artery. In the discussion, we make a brief review of the literature on the subject and analyze the existence of three similar cases.
Marcello Barros; Francisco Lozano; Arturo Almazán; Raquel Arias
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Joint, bone, spine : revue du rhumatisme     Volume:  71     ISSN:  1297-319X     ISO Abbreviation:  Joint Bone Spine     Publication Date:  2004 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-12-13     Completed Date:  2005-03-04     Revised Date:  2006-10-11    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100938016     Medline TA:  Joint Bone Spine     Country:  France    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  577-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Vascular Surgery Unit of the University Hospital of Salamanca, University of Salamanca, Paseo de San Vicente s/n, 37007 Salamanca, Spain.
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MeSH Terms
Behcet Syndrome / complications*,  pathology*
Lumbar Vertebrae / pathology*
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Middle Aged
Spinal Diseases / etiology*,  pathology*

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