Management of extensive venous thrombosis following cardiac surgery in a patient with Behcet's disease


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Ilhan G. , BOZOK S. , UGUZ E., KARAMUSTAFA H., Karakisi S. O. , SENER E.

VASA-EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF VASCULAR MEDICINE, cilt.41, ss.301-305, 2012 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 41 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2012
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1024/0301-1526/a000208
  • Dergi Adı: VASA-EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF VASCULAR MEDICINE
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.301-305

Özet

Behcet's disease is a multisystemic vasculitis of unknown etiology, which is characterized by recurrent urogenital ulceration, cutaneous eruptions, ocular manifestations, arthritis and vasculitis, and its diagnosis is based on clinical criteria. Herein, we report a case of a patient with Behcet's disease, who was successfully managed with anticoagulant and anti-inflammatory therapy for disseminated venous thrombosis leading to pleural effusion, Budd-Chiari syndrome and central nervous system involvement following coronary artery bypass grafting surgery.