Choong Lee

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OBJECTIVES To assess the clinical features, pathologic findings, postoperative results and the effects of immunosuppressive therapy in patients with Behçet's disease (BD). METHODS We reviewed the postoperative course of the 9 BD patients who underwent a total of 17 aortic valve replacement procedures with prosthetic valves. RESULTS Histological(More)
A case of Mycobacterium avium arthritis in a 39-year-old female patient with mixed connective tissue disease (MCTD) was reported. An extra-articular abscess had formed outside the knee joint and extended down the calf. A culture was taken of the abscess and synovial fluid disclosed Mycobacterium avium. This was resistant to most anti-tuberculosis agents. A(More)
Primary antiphospholipid syndrome (APS) is a disease producing vascular thrombus with antiphospholipid antibody without association with autoimmune diseases as systemic lupus erythematosus. Retinal vein occlusion is a rare vascular manifestation in primary APS. We describe 2 cases of primary APS presenting with developing blurred vision. Each had central(More)
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