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Year : 2015  |  Volume : 32  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 274-277

Right ventricular thrombus with pulmonary artery aneurysm in a young male: A rare presentation of Behçet's disease

1 Department of Chest and TB, SMS Medical College, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
2 Department of Medicine, RCSM Government Medical College, Kolhapur, Maharashtra, India

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DOI: 10.4103/0970-2113.156253

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We describe an adolescent patient presenting with hemoptysis. Detailed clinical work up of the patient showed right ventricular thrombus and bilateral pulmonary artery aneurysms along with the prescribed criteria for the diagnosis of Behcet's disease. Younger age of the patient was another distinctive feature of this case. Six months of therapy with cyclophosphamide and prednisolone resulted in near complete clinicoradiological response.

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