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 2018 , Vol 27 , Issue 1
Surgical repair of carotid artery pseudoaneurysm and stenosis in Behçet"s disease
Emrah Uğuz1, Muhammet Fethi Sağlam1, Emre Boysan2, Ünsal Erçelik1, Murat Canyiğit3, Mete Hıdıroğlu1, Erol Şener1
1Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Atatürk Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
2Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Etimed Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
3Department of Radiology, Atatürk Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
DOI : 10.9739/uvcd.2015-48913 Carotid artery pseudoaneurysms are rare vascular lesions which may occur due to trauma, tumor invasion, radiation, infection, and arteritis. They should be treated as soon as possible 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. Herein, we report a case of a carotid artery pseudoaneurysm and stenosis secondary to Behçet"s disease. Keywords : Aneurysm; Behçet"s syndrome; carotid stenosis; false