Document Type : Case Report


1 Cardiologist, Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Center, Cardiovascular Research Institute, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran

2 Assistant Professor, Cardiac Rehabilitation Research Center, Cardiovascular Research Institute, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran


BACKGROUND: Behçet's disease (BD) is a rare condition with a classic triad of oral and genital ulceration and eye disease. Cardiovascular complication is a rare finding in BD. CASE REPORT: In this report, we present a seventeen years old patient with a history of fever for 20 days, who developed a clot in right ventricle (RV). Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and echocardiography demonstrated a thrombosis in RV and a thoracic multi detector computed tomographic image showed pulmonary thromboembolism (PTE) in patient. The patient was administered with methylprednisolone, cyclophosphamide and anticoagulant. A regular follow-up was carried out. Two months later, the RV clot had disappeared on transthoracic echocardiography (TTE). CONCLUSION: In BD, early cardiac MRI and echocardiography should be performed for the detection of cardiac involvement, and medical treatment is the first choice of treatment. 


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