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Cardiovascular Behçet's Disease Presenting as a Subepicardial Hematoma: An Uneventful 2-Year Clinical Course.
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PMID:  20967160     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Cardiovascular involvement in Behçet's disease is not uncommon and could be life-threatening. We describe here a 28-year-old man, who developed sudden onset chest pain during warfarinization due to deep vein thrombosis. Echocardiography and computed tomography showed a 60×60 mm-sized hematoma in the pericardial space compressing the right heart. Coronary angiography showed totally occluded proximal right coronary artery. The hematoma was located at the subepicardial plane of the right atrium on surgical view and successfully evacuated. Follow-up echocardiography revealed complete resolution of the hematoma. He is doing well for 24 months after surgery.
Authors:
Sun Hwa Lee; Jei Keon Chae; Jong Bum Choi; Sang Rok Lee; Kyoung Suk Rhee; Won Ho Kim; Jae Ki Ko
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-09-30
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of cardiovascular ultrasound     Volume:  18     ISSN:  2005-9655     ISO Abbreviation:  J Cardiovasc Ultrasound     Publication Date:  2010 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-10-22     Completed Date:  2011-07-14     Revised Date:  2013-05-29    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101477138     Medline TA:  J Cardiovasc Ultrasound     Country:  Korea (South)    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  108-11     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Chonbuk National University Medical School, Jeonju, Korea.
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