Serious Disease - "Everyone needs to say that they have Behcet's disease
Proinflammatory cytokines and C-reactive protein in uveitis associated with BehCet's disease
The genetic locus most widely studied in Behcet's disease
is the human leukocyte antigen (HLA) complex on chromosome 6p21.
Development of consensus statements for the diagnosis and management of intestinal Behcet's disease
using a modified Delphi approach," Journal of Gastroenterology, vol.
The majority of cases of intermediate uveitis are idiopathic but systemic diseases which may be associated with intermediate uveitis include sarcoidosis, syphilis, multiple sclerosis, Behcet's disease
and Lyme disease.
MRI findings in Behcet's disease
had poor correlation with the clinical findings, as we found that only one out of four patients (with right uncrossed hemiparesis) had MRI findings correlating the clinical picture.
8,9) In fact, some consider HSS an "incomplete" form of Behcet's disease
since the same combination of multiple pulmonary aneurysms and peripheral vein thrombosis have been described in Behcet's disease
Age, gender and disease-related platelet and neutrophil activation ex vivo in whole blood samples from patients with Behcet's disease
The diagnosis of BD was made according to criteria of the International Study Group for Behcet's Disease
2) The exact etiology of Behcet's disease
is still uncertain.
Nervous system involvement in Behcet's disease
is reported to be seen in less than 5% cases and is considered as a rare cause of stroke (15).
We diagnosed Behcet's disease
(BD) in this patient based on his clinical presentation.