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Radial artery occlusion, a rare presentation of Behcet’s disease

Publication Type : Scientific reports

Publisher : National Library of medicine

Source : J Assoc Physicians India. 2008 Aug;56:643-4. PMID: 19051714.

Url : https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/19051714/

Campus : Kochi

School : School of Medicine

Year : 2008

Abstract : Behçet's disease (BD) is a multi-system inflammatory disorder which presents with recurrent orogenital ulceration, uveitis, and erythema nodosum. Medium vessel vasculitis of upper limb is extremely rare and it is only reported in patients with Behçet's disease on long follow up. Mean duration from diagnosis of disease to development of vasculitis is 5.8 years. We present a patient who presented with gangrene of fingers with absent radial pulse and during course of his illness he developed features of Behçet's disease. Diagnosis was established by clinical features and histopathology and patient was treated with steroids and colchicine.

Cite this Research Publication : Gera C, Jose W, Malhotra N, Malhotra V, Dhanoa J. Radial artery occlusion, a rare presentation of Behçet's disease. J Assoc Physicians India. 2008 Aug;56:643-4. PMID: 19051714.

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