Behçet's disease with pulmonary involvement, superior vena cava syndrome, chyloptysis and chylous ascites.

@article{Abadolu1996BehetsDW,
  title={Behçet's disease with pulmonary involvement, superior vena cava syndrome, chyloptysis and chylous ascites.},
  author={Oznur Abadoğlu and Emine Osma and Ey{\"u}p Sabri Uçan and Caner Çavdar and Nurullah Akkoc and A K{\"u}pel{\"i}oğlu and Hale Akbaylar},
  journal={Respiratory medicine},
  year={1996},
  volume={90 7},
  pages={429-31}
}
Behçet's disease is a chronic multisystem vasculitis of unknown aetiology. This case report describes a patient who applied to the hospital because of dyspnoea, ascites, oedema of lower extremities and recurrent episodes of haemoptysis. For the last 12 yr, he had superior vena cava syndrome (SVCS) and cardiac and pulmonary involvement of Behçet's disease, and biochemical examination of ascite fluid yielded a chylous effusion containing triglyceride 421 mg dl-1 and cholesterol 49 mg dl-1… CONTINUE READING

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