Azathiopine-steroid combination therapy for pulmonary arterial aneurysms in Behçet's disease.

@article{Acican2001AzathiopinesteroidCT,
  title={Azathiopine-steroid combination therapy for pulmonary arterial aneurysms in Behçet's disease.},
  author={Turan Acican and Ozlem Ural G{\"u}rkan},
  journal={Rheumatology international},
  year={2001},
  volume={20 4},
  pages={171-4}
}
Vasculitis is the primary pathological feature of Behçet's disease and in which pulmonary arterial aneurysm formations are rare but serious complications representing poor prognosis. There is no agreement on how to treat major venous and arterial disease. The use of steroids alone or corticosteroid treatment supplemented with cyclophosphamide or azathioprine is still controversial. We present three young male patients with Behçet's disease with aneurysms in the pulmonary arteries. In two of… CONTINUE READING