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Involvement of chemokines and Th1 cytokines in the pathogenesis of mucocutaneous lesions of Behçet's disease.
OBJECTIVE To investigate a possible pathogenic role of cytokines in Behçet's disease (BD) by focusing on the analysis of cytokine gene expression within mucocutaneous BD lesions. METHODS The studyExpand
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Systemic lupus erythematosus in Tunisia: demographic and clinical analysis of 100 patients
There is a wide variationin the natural history of systemic lupus erythematosus(SLE) among different ethnic and geographicalgroups. Studies in Arabs are few and those in North Africans andExpand
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Deep vein thrombosis in Behçet's disease.
OBJECTIVE We aimed to describe the epidemiological and clinical aspects of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) in Behçet's disease (BD) and to determine the patients at high risk for this complication. Expand
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Budd-Chiari syndrome associated with Behçet's disease.
OBJECTIVES Budd-Chiari syndrome is a rare and serious complication of Behçet's disease, and is the result of occlusion of the major hepatic veins, the adjacent inferior vena cava, or both. The aim ofExpand
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Behçet's disease in Tunisia. Demographic, clinical and genetic aspects in 260 patients.
OBJECTIVES To analyze demographic, clinical and genetic features of Behçet's disease (BD) in Tunisia and to compare them with other ethnic and geographic groups. METHODS Two hundred and sixtyExpand
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Association of right heart thrombosis, endomyocardial fibrosis, and pulmonary artery aneurysm in Behçet's disease.
A 29-year-old man with a 5-year history of Behçet's disease was admitted for fever, dyspnae, chest pain, and hemoptysis. A diagnosis of right ventricle and atrial thrombosis associated with aExpand
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[Vena cava thrombosis in Behçet's disease. Analysis of a series of 10 cases].
AIM To study the clinical characteristics and the evolution of vena cava thrombosis (VCT) in Behçet's disease (BD), as well as their association with other severe symptoms. PATIENTS AND METHODSExpand
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Prolactin levels in Behçet's disease: no correlation with disease manifestations and activity.
OBJECTIVE To assess prolactin level and its possible role in the pathogenesis and disease expression of patients with Behçet's disease (BD). MATERIALS AND METHODS Twenty-eight patients with theExpand
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Contribution of Hla-B51 in the susceptibility and specific clinical features of Behcet's disease in Tunisian patients.
BACKGROUND Many researchers have tried to investigate the association of HLA-B51 with the severity and the clinical features of BD with conflicting results. METHODS We aimed at investigating theExpand
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Kyste hydatique cervico mediastinal a propos d’un cas
Le kyste hydatique cervico-mediastinal est extremement rare meme en pays d’endemie. Il se manifeste generalement par une masse cervico-thoracique et il pose un probleme delicat de diagnostic. LesExpand
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