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Hughes-Stovin syndrome (HSS) is an extremely rare condition, characterized by multiple pulmonary artery aneurysms and peripheral venous thrombosis, which was first described in 1959 by John Patterson Hughes and Peter George Ingle Stovin.
As there were no other features suggesting Behcet's disease, a diagnosis of Hughes-Stovin syndrome was considered.
To date, we have found one report in the literature where it has been used in conjunction with micro-coils to successfully treat PAA in a case of Hughes-Stovin syndrome (10) and a further report of a paediatric case where AVP was used on its own to treat an idiopathic PAA (8).
It was later diagnosed as Hughes-Stovin Syndrome, of which there have been less than 20 cases known to medical science since 1959.
Vasculitis--Behcets syndrome, Hughes-Stovin syndrome.