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Behcet’s disease: from east to west
The mean age at onset was 26.2 and ESR was normal in many patients, and the International Criteria for Behcet's Disease (ICBD, 2006) may be of help, having a sensitivity of 98.2% and a specificity of 95.6% in Iranian patients.
WHO-ILAR COPCORD Study (Stage 1, Urban Study) in Iran.
The large urban COPCORD study in Iran showed a high prevalence of rheumatic complaints in the population over the age of 15 years, 41.9%.
Behcet’s disease: epidemiology, clinical manifestations, and diagnosis
- F. Davatchi, C. Chams‐Davatchi, Mariam Masoumi
- MedicineExpert review of clinical immunology
- 2 January 2017
The aim of this review was to put together different known reports in order to help the reader to better understand the disease, to avoid the frequent misdiagnosis, and to decide the best treatment.
Adult Behcet's disease in Iran: analysis of 6075 patients
- F. Davatchi, C. Chams‐Davatchi, F. Shahram
- Medicine, BusinessInternational journal of rheumatic diseases
- 1 January 2016
This is an analysis of adult Behcet's disease (BD) in Iran, from the Iran Registry of 7187 BD patients, gathered from 1975 to 2014, among which 6075 were adults (84.5%).
Behcet’s disease in Iran: analysis of 6500 cases
- F. Davatchi, F. Shahram, B. Abdollahi
- Medicine, Political ScienceInternational journal of rheumatic diseases
- 1 October 2010
Objective: To identify the clinical picture of Behcet’s disease in a large cohort of patients (6500) in Iran, over a period of 35 years, and compare them with other large series from around the…
Association study of IL10 and IL23R-IL12RB2 in Iranian patients with Behçet's disease.
Results of meta-analyses combined with data from other populations further confirmed the role of rs1518111, rs17375018, rs7517847, and rs924080 in the risk of BD, but no epistatic interactions between IL10 and IL23R-IL12RB2 were detected.
The International Criteria for Behçet's Disease (ICBD): a collaborative study of 27 countries on the sensitivity and specificity of the new criteria
Behçet's disease (BD) is a chronic, relapsing, inflammatory vascular disease with no pathognomonic test. Low sensitivity of the currently applied International Study Group (ISG) clinical diagnostic…
Dense genotyping of immune-related loci implicates host responses to microbial exposure in Behçet’s disease susceptibility
The findings extend the list of susceptibility genes shared with Crohn's disease and leprosy and implicate mucosal factors and the innate immune response to microbial exposure in Behçet's disease susceptibility.
The prevalence of oral aphthosis in a normal population in Iran: a WHO-ILAR COPCORD study.
The prevalence of oral aphthosis was rather high in this normal population in Iran, using the data of the WHO-ILAR COPCORD study in Iran.
Paediatric Behçet's disease in Iran: report of 204 cases.
The clinical spectrum of PED-BD in Iran in this study was similar to that of other reports; however, genital ulcers, skin lesions, and gastrointestinal involvement were noticed to occur less frequently, while ocular lesions were more frequent and more severe compared to other reports.