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Right ventricular endomyocardial fibrosis mimicking Ebstein anomaly in a patient with Behçet's disease: case report and review of the literature.
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PMID:  23207789     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Behçet's disease is a multisystemic, chronic inflammatory disorder with diffuse clinical manifestations including the cardiovascular system. Endomyocardial fibrosis is a rarely seen complication of Behçet's disease leading to progressive heart failure. We report a case of right ventricular endomyocardial fibrosis mimicking Ebstein anomaly in a 26-year-old male Turkish patient with Behçet's disease, who had heart failure symptoms. In addition, the previously reported cases of endomyocardial fibrosis complicating Behçet's disease are reviewed in this article.
Authors:
Ali Buturak; Ozlem Saygili; Sıla Ulus; Melike Kalfa; Hasan Karabulut; Cem Alhan; Sinan Dagdelen; Kenan Aksu
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-12-1
Journal Detail:
Title:  Modern rheumatology / the Japan Rheumatism Association     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1439-7609     ISO Abbreviation:  Mod Rheumatol     Publication Date:  2012 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-12-4     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100959226     Medline TA:  Mod Rheumatol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Cardiology, Acıbadem University School of Medicine, Gülsuyu Mah. Fevzi Çakmak Cad. Divan Sok. No:1 Maltepe, Istanbul, Turkey, alibuturak@yahoo.com.
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