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Imaging Features of Behçet’s Disease

  • Lotfi Hendaoui
  • Leila Charrada-Ben Farhat
  • M. Habib Bouhaouala
  • Saloua Hamzaoui
  • Nadida Dali
  • Anis Askri
  • Anissa Miaoui
  • Mondher Golli
  • Randa Salem
  • Rachid Mechmèche
  • Kaouthar Saadallaoui-Ben Hamida
  • Skander Mrad
Chapter
Part of the Medical Radiology book series (MEDRAD)

Abstract

Behçet’s disease is a chronic vasculitis clinically characterized by relapsing orogenital aphthosis associated with a large multisystemic spectrum of clinical manifestations. Imaging is essentially helpful to evaluate vascular involvement and to monitor post-therapeutic evolution of cardiovascular, neurological, respiratory, and digestive involvements. Familiarity with the various and specific imaging findings of this disease is fundamental to make an early detection and guide the optimal care of patients.

Keywords

Apparent Diffusion Coefficient Inferior Vena Cava Hepatic Vein Superior Vena Cava Bronchial Artery 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lotfi Hendaoui
    • 1
  • Leila Charrada-Ben Farhat
    • 1
  • M. Habib Bouhaouala
    • 2
  • Saloua Hamzaoui
    • 3
  • Nadida Dali
    • 4
  • Anis Askri
    • 1
  • Anissa Miaoui
    • 4
  • Mondher Golli
    • 5
  • Randa Salem
    • 5
  • Rachid Mechmèche
    • 6
  • Kaouthar Saadallaoui-Ben Hamida
    • 7
  • Skander Mrad
    • 3
  1. 1.Medical School of Tunis, Department of Medical Imaging and Imaging Guided InterventionsMongi Slim University HospitalLa MarsaTunisia
  2. 2.Medical School of Tunis, Department of Medical ImagingInterior Security Forces Teaching HospitalLa MarsaTunisia
  3. 3.Medical School of Tunis, Department of Internal MedicineMongi Slim University HospitalLa MarsaTunisia
  4. 4.Department of Medical Imaging and Imaging Guided InterventionsMongi Slim University HospitalLa MarsaTunisia
  5. 5.Medical School of Monastir, Department of Medical ImagingFattouma Bourguiba University HospitalMonastirTunisia
  6. 6.Medical School of Tunis, Department of CardiologyLa Rabta University HospitalTunisTunisia
  7. 7.Medical School of Tunis, Department of Internal MedicineInterior Forces of Security University HospitalLa MarsaTunisa

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