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Behçet’s disease in childhood [Medeniyet Med J]
Medeniyet Med J. 2006; 21(2): 105-106

Behçet’s disease in childhood

Müferet Ergüven, Atiye Fedakar, Nevin Aksu, Osman Saçar, Sevliya Öcal
Göztepe SSK Hospital, Child Health and Diseases, Istanbul

Behçet’s disease, a multisystem disorder originally described as recurrent oral and genital ulcerations with relapsing iritis or uveitis, is often characterized by cutaneous, arthritic, neurologic, vascular and gastrointestinal manifestations. A 16 year old girl with recurrent oral, genital aphtous lesions and artralgia. She was diagnosed as Behçet’s disease and no other system involvement was seen.
The case was reported because of the rarity of the disease in childhood and the difficulty in making diagnosis.

Keywords: Behçet’s disease, childhood


Çocukluk döneminde gelişen Behçet hastalığı

Müferet Ergüven, Atiye Fedakar, Nevin Aksu, Osman Saçar, Sevliya Öcal
Göztepe SSK Eğitim Hastanesi, Çocuk Sağlığı ve Hastalıkları Kliniği, İstanbul

Anahtar Kelimeler: Behçet hastalığı, çocukluk çağı


Müferet Ergüven, Atiye Fedakar, Nevin Aksu, Osman Saçar, Sevliya Öcal. Behçet’s disease in childhood. Medeniyet Med J. 2006; 21(2): 105-106

Corresponding Author: Müferet Ergüven, Türkiye


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