n Cardiovascular Journal of Africa - Coronary artery bypass grafting in a Behçet's disease patient : online article - case report

Volume 25, Issue 5
  • ISSN : 1995-1892
  • E-ISSN: 1680-0745



Behçet's syndrome is a chronic, multisystemic, inflammatory, vasculitic disorder characterised by oral aphta, ocular lesions, genital ulcers and the involvement of other systems. Although vascular involvement is seen frequently, coronary artery disease is extremely rare in Behçet's disease and it is generally treated with invasive or conservative procedures. In this case, we aimed to present a successful bypass grafting of three vessels using cardiopulmonary bypass in a patient with Behçet's disease.

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