Cardiac mass in Behçet's disease

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Department of Rheumatology, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Beijing, China. yuecaipumch@gmail.com

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2012 Vol.30, N°3 ,Suppl.72 - PI 0027, PF 0031
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Cardiac mass is a rare manifestation of Behçet`s disease (BD). Intracardiac thrombosis, endomyocardiofibrosis, endocardial fibroelastosis, inflammatory mass and cystic change have been reported as different entities of cardiac mass in BD. Here we presented 6 cases of this rare manifestation of BD. The clinical and pathological features were reviewed.

PMID: 22935263 [PubMed]

Received: 02/12/2011 - Accepted : 17/02/2012 - In Press: 25/09/2012 - Published: 19/11/2012