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Large pseudoaneurysm of the carotid artery in Behçet's disease.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15902833     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Behçet's disease is a multisystem inflammatory disease of unknown cause. Its major pathologic feature is vasculitis. We report the occurrence of a large pseudoaneurysm of the carotid artery in a patient who had Behçet's disease. The patient underwent surgery and was discharged on the 7th postoperative day. Ours is only the 4th such case reported in the English-language medical literature. Endovascular and surgical options are discussed herein.
Hakan Posacioglu; Anil Z Apaydin; Mustafa Parildar; Suat Buket
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Texas Heart Institute journal / from the Texas Heart Institute of St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital, Texas Children's Hospital     Volume:  32     ISSN:  0730-2347     ISO Abbreviation:  Tex Heart Inst J     Publication Date:  2005  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-05-20     Completed Date:  2005-09-22     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8214622     Medline TA:  Tex Heart Inst J     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  95-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Ege University Medical Faculty, Bornova, Izmir, Turkey.
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MeSH Terms
Aneurysm, False / etiology*,  pathology
Behcet Syndrome / complications*
Carotid Artery Diseases / etiology*,  pathology

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