Enfermedad de Behçet en Chile: Análisis clínico de 44 casos

Wurmann, Pamela; Diaz, Gonzalo; Sabugo, Francisca; Soto, Lilian; Solanes, Federica; Pino, Sandra; Merino, Guillermo; Verdaguer, Juan Ignacio; Villarroel, Francisco; Cuchacovich, Miguel

Abstract

"Background: Behget's disease (BD) is a rare multisystemic inflammatory disease that is potentially disabling and may cause death. Aim: To describe the characteristics of BD patients from two Chilean centers. Patients and method: Retrospective review of the clinical records of patients with BD attended in two rheumatology services between 1985 and 2007. The ""Behget's Disease Research Committee of Japan"" (BDCJ) and the ""International Study Group for Behget's Disease"" (ISG) diagnostic criteria were applied. Results: We found 44 cases (25 males), diagnosed as BD. The mean age at the onset of symptoms was 26

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Título según SCIELO: Enfermedad de Behçet en Chile: Análisis clínico de 44 casos
Título de la Revista: REVISTA MEDICA DE CHILE
Volumen: 137
Número: 10
Editorial: Sociedad Medica de Chile
Fecha de publicación: 2009
Página de inicio: 1333
Página final: 1340
Idioma: es
URL: http://www.scielo.cl/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S0034-98872009001000008&lng=en&nrm=iso&tlng=en
DOI:

10.4067/S0034-98872009001000008

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