ISSN : 1301-5680
e-ISSN : 2149-8156
Turkish Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery     
Isolated brachial artery aneurysm successfully treated with a covered stent in a patient with Behçet's disease
Görkem Yiğit1, Selin Özen2, Anıl Özen1, Hakkı Zafer İşcan1
1Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Türkiye Yüksek İhtisas Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
2Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation, Başkent University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
DOI : 10.5606/tgkdc.dergisi.2019.17852
Behçet"s disease is a vasculitic pathology characterized by skin lesions, genital ulcers, aphthous stomatitis, and uveitis. Arterial aneurysms are rare in this disease. Herein, we report a rare case of an isolated brachial artery aneurysm with a history of Behçet"s disease treated with endovascular covered stenting of the brachial artery.
Keywords : Aneurysm, Behçet
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