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Behcet syndrome is a systemic disease with venous tropism, generally expressed by thrombosis and phlebitis. Arterial involvement is more exceptional but can lead to aneurysm of the pulmonary artery, generally not more than three. We report a patient with Behcet syndrome who developed multiple aneurysms of the pulmonary artery and discuss the clinical,… (More)
INTRODUCTION Primary biliary cirrhosis is a hepatic auto-immune disease which is rarely associated with respiratory complications. CASE REPORT A 40-year-old woman had a 5-year history of primary biliary cirrhosis. Two years previously, she had begun to experience a chronic cough and dyspnea. On clinical examination, the patient had fever, jaundice and… (More)
We report a case of primary pulmonary Hodgkin's disease in a 20 year-old woman. The chest x-ray showed a chronic alveolar syndrome. The diagnosis was established from a pulmonary biopsy. The radiological features and the options for diagnosis of primary pulmonary Hodgkin's disease are discussed.
Arsenic exposure, particularly the chronic type, can lead to poisoning with manifestations presenting in multiple organ systems. However, acute psychosis is not a commonly described manifestation of arsenic exposure. In this report, we present the case of a patient who developed acute psychosis with hallucinations, disorganized thinking, and… (More)
Sarcoidosis manifestations in the upper airways and pleura are exceptional, observed in 5% and 1% of cases. We report an exceptional observation of an association of these two localizations in addition to mediastinopulmonary involvement. After confirmation of the diagnosis obtained on bronchial biopsies and nasal mucosa biopsies, pleural sarcoidosis was… (More)
We report a case of a patient with intrathoracic extramedullary hematopoiesis presenting as a posterior mediastinal tumor, without associated myelofibrosis. Pathophysiology and the options for diagnosis and treatment in this condition are discussed.