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A case of Hughes-Stovin syndrome associated with hyperhomocysteinemia.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20140757     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We report a case of Hughes-Stovin syndrome (HSS) associated with hyperhomocysteinemia. A 24-year-old man who has no clinical features suggestive of Behcet's disease was admitted for hemoptysis and dyspnea. Radiological and laboratory evaluation revealed multifocal pulmonary artery aneurysms involving bilateral segmental pulmonary artery, thrombi in right atrium and ventricle, and hyperhomocysteinemia. Accordingly, HSS associated with hyperhomocysteinemia was diagnosed, and the clinical and radiological improvement was achieved after treatment with prednisolone, warfarin, and folic acid.
Hyun-Ok Kim; Ho Cheol Kim; Yongwhi Park; Yong-Geun Jeong; Jae Hee Kim; Dae-Hong Jeon; Kyoung-Nyeo Jeon; Sang-Il Lee
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2010-02-08
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical rheumatology     Volume:  29     ISSN:  1434-9949     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin. Rheumatol.     Publication Date:  2010 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-05-31     Completed Date:  2010-10-13     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8211469     Medline TA:  Clin Rheumatol     Country:  Germany    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  807-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Internal Medicine and Institute of Health Science, Gyeongsang National University College of Medicine, 90, Chilam-dong, Jinju, 660-702, Republic of Korea.
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MeSH Terms
Anti-Inflammatory Agents / therapeutic use
Anticoagulants / therapeutic use
Dyspnea / complications*,  drug therapy
Folic Acid / therapeutic use
Hematinics / therapeutic use
Hemoptysis / complications*,  drug therapy
Hyperhomocysteinemia / complications*,  drug therapy
Prednisolone / therapeutic use
Treatment Outcome
Warfarin / therapeutic use
Young Adult
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Anti-Inflammatory Agents; 0/Anticoagulants; 0/Hematinics; 50-24-8/Prednisolone; 59-30-3/Folic Acid; 81-81-2/Warfarin

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