Behçets disease in childhoodMüferet Ergüven, Atiye Fedakar, Nevin Aksu, Osman Saçar, Sevliya ÖcalGöztepe SSK Hospital, Child Health and Diseases, Istanbul
Behçets 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 Behçets disease and no other system involvement was seen.Keywords: Behçets disease, childhood
The case was reported because of the rarity of the disease in childhood and the difficulty in making diagnosis.
Çocukluk döneminde gelişen Behçet hastalığıMüferet Ergüven, Atiye Fedakar, Nevin Aksu, Osman Saçar, Sevliya ÖcalGöztepe 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. Behçets disease in childhood. Medeniyet Med J. 2006; 21(2): 105-106
Corresponding Author: Müferet Ergüven, Türkiye