Behçet disease complicated by diffuse alveolar damage

Hee Kyung Kim, Hwan Seok Yong, Yu Whan Oh, Jeong Shim Jae, Kyeom Kim Han, Eun Young Kang

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We report an extremely rare case of Behçet disease complicated by diffuse alveolar damage, which was fatal in this patient. It manifested as progressive diffuse ground-glass attenuation in both lungs on chest radiographs and high-resolution CT. Ground-glass attenuation was confirmed histopathologically as diffuse alveolar damage without identified etiology by open lung biopsy.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)55-57
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Thoracic Imaging
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2005 Feb


  • Behçet disease
  • Computed tomography - high-resolution
  • Lung CT
  • Lung disease

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine

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    Kim, H. K., Yong, H. S., Oh, Y. W., Jae, J. S., Han, K. K., & Kang, E. Y. (2005). Behçet disease complicated by diffuse alveolar damage. Journal of Thoracic Imaging, 20(1), 55-57.