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The Influence of Gender on the Frequency of Clinical Symptoms in Behçet’s Disease

  • F. Davatchi
  • F. Shahram
  • C. Chams
  • H. Chams
  • A. Nadji
  • A.R. Jamshidi
  • M. Akbarian
  • F. Gharibdoost
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 528)

Conclusion

The only symptom that was seen more frequently in women was genital aphthosis (7% difference). The major differences between male and female patients were in Behçet’s pustulosis (16%), ocular manifestations (13%), and the complete form of Japan criteria (10%). The difference in phlebitis was 6%, and 5% in joint manifestations.

Keywords

Anterior Uveitis Complete Form Ocular Manifestation Posterior Uveitis Retinal Vasculitis 
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References

  1. 1.
    Dilsen, N., Konice, M., Aral, O., et al., 1993, Risk factors for vital organ involvement in Behçet’s disease. In Behçet’s Disease (B. Wechsler, and P. Godeau, eds.), Excerpta Medica, Amsterdam, pp. 165–169.Google Scholar
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    Yazici H., Tuzun Y., Pazarli H., et al., 1984, Influence of age of onset and patient’s sex on the prevalence and severity of manifestations of Behçet’s syndrome. Ann. Rheum. Dis. 43: 783–789.PubMedGoogle Scholar

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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • F. Davatchi
    • 1
  • F. Shahram
    • 1
  • C. Chams
    • 1
  • H. Chams
    • 1
  • A. Nadji
    • 1
  • A.R. Jamshidi
    • 1
  • M. Akbarian
    • 1
  • F. Gharibdoost
    • 1
  1. 1.Behçet’s Disease Unit, Rheumatology Research CenterTehran University for Medical Sciences, Shariati HospitalTehranIran

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