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Ventricular endomyocardial fibrosis in a pregnant female with Behçet’s disease

Mirfeizi, Z. and Memar, B. and PourZand, H. and Molseghi, M.H. and Rezaei Shahmirzadi, A. and Abdolahi, N. (2018) Ventricular endomyocardial fibrosis in a pregnant female with Behçet’s disease. Asian Cardiovascular and Thoracic Annals, 26 (8). pp. 619-621.

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Abstract

A 32-year-old pregnant woman, diagnosed with Behçet’s disease 6 months earlier, presented with recent mild hemoptysis and exertional dyspnea. Transthoracic echocardiography showed an enlarged dysfunctional right ventricle. A large hypoechoic triangular-shaped mass was seen attached to the inner right ventricular wall, filling the cavity. No change in the size of the mass was noted after anticoagulant administration, and right heart failure progressed. Surgery was performed to remove the mass and repair the tricuspid valve. This was a very rare presentation of Behçet’s disease in pregnancy, which resulted in delivery of a completely healthy baby despite corticosteroid pulse therapy and cyclophosphamide. © The Author(s) 2017.

Item Type: Article
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Subjects: سیستم قلب وعروق WG
مقالات نمایه شده محققین دانشگاه در سایت ,Web of Science ,Scopus
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Depositing User: GOUMS
Date Deposited: 23 Dec 2018 09:31
Last Modified: 23 Dec 2018 09:31
URI: http://eprints.goums.ac.ir/id/eprint/9725

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