Multiple pulmonary arterial aneurysms in Behcet's disease and Hughes-Stovin syndrome.

@article{Durieux1981MultiplePA,
  title={Multiple pulmonary arterial aneurysms in Behcet's disease and Hughes-Stovin syndrome.},
  author={Pierre Durieux and Olivier Bl{\'e}try and G{\'e}rard Huchon and Bertrand Wechsler and Jean Chretien and Pierre Godeau},
  journal={The American journal of medicine},
  year={1981},
  volume={71 4},
  pages={736-41}
}
Four case studies of patients with angiographically documented pulmonary arterial aneurysms are presented. In two cases, Behcet's disease was diagnosed; one case corresponded to the syndrome described by Hughes and Stovin, that is, venous thrombosis especially of the vena cava accompanied by singular or multiple pulmonary arterial aneurysms in young patients; and the last case could best be described as an association of the two. Our observations lead us to question the existing notions… CONTINUE READING