[Cardiovascular manifestations of Behçet's disease].

  title={[Cardiovascular manifestations of Behçet's disease].},
  author={Bertrand Wechsler and L. E. Thi Huong Du and Edouard Kieffer},
  journal={Annales de medecine interne},
  volume={150 7},
Vascular involvement in Behçet's disease, recognized since 1946, is peculiar since it occurs in young subjects with no vascular risk factor. Recurrent phlebitis, sometimes associated with fever and biological signs of inflammation, commonly involve the large vessels (superior and inferior vena cava, hepatic veins) and cerebral veins. Arterial involvement was more recently identified and is expressed by thrombosis, stenosis and/or aneurysms diversely associated. Aneurysms, true "arterial aphthae… CONTINUE READING


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