Editor-in-Chief Ufuk Demirkılıç Frequency Quarterly Abbreviation Damar Cer Derg Publisher Turkish National Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Society ISSN 1301 - 1839 E-ISSN 2149 - 1259

Turkish Journal of Vascular Surgery 0 , Vol 0 , Issue 0
Surgical Repair of Carotid Artery Pseudoaneurysm and Stenosis in Behçet"s Disease
Emrah UĞUZ1,Muhammet Fethi SAĞLAM1,Emre BOYSAN2,Ünsal ERÇELIK1,Murat CANYIĞIT3,Mete HIDIROĞLU1,Erol ŞENER1
1Clinics of Cardiovascular Surgery, Atatürk Training and Research Hospital, Ankara
2Clinic of Cardiovascular Surgery, Etimed Hospital, Ankara
3Radiology, Atatürk Training and Research Hospital, Ankara
DOI : 10.9739/uvcd.2015-48913 Carotid artery pseudoaneurysms are rare vascular lesions that may appear due to trauma, tumor invasion, radiation, infection, and arteritis. They should be treated as soon as possible in order to prevent rupture and neurological sequelae. Behçet"s disease is one type of arteritis that typical involves medium and large vessels, causing arterial occlusive disease and aneurysm formation. We hereby report a patient with carotid artery pseudoaneurysm and stenosis due to Behçet"s disease. Keywords : Behcet syndrome; carotid stenosis; aneurysm, false