Left ventricular aneurysm secondary to Behçet's disease

G. Di Eusanio, A. Mazzola, R. Gregorini, G. Esposito, W. Di Nardo, G. Di Manici, C. Villani

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A 16-year-old boy with Behçet's disease who was seen with thrombophlebitis of the leg was found to have coronary artery occlusion with postinfarction left ventricular aneurysm. Recurrent femoral artery aneurysms and orogenital ulceration developed in him. The diagnostic features together with successful treatment of this patient and a discussion of Behçet's syndrome are presented.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)131-132
Number of pages2
JournalAnnals of Thoracic Surgery
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1991

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Surgery


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