A double-blind trial of colchicine in Behçet's syndrome.

  title={A double-blind trial of colchicine in Behçet's syndrome.},
  author={S. Yurdakul and C. Mat and Y. T{\"u}z{\"u}n and Y. Ozyazgan and V. Hamuryudan and O. Uysal and M. Şenocak and H. Yazici},
  journal={Arthritis and rheumatism},
  volume={44 11},
  • S. Yurdakul, C. Mat, +5 authors H. Yazici
  • Published 2001
  • Medicine
  • Arthritis and rheumatism
  • OBJECTIVE Colchicine is a widely used treatment for Behçet's syndrome, even though in a previous 6-month controlled study, it was shown to be effective only in controlling erythema nodosum and arthralgias. We reassessed the effect of colchicine in Behçet's syndrome in a study conducted among a larger group of patients for 2 years. METHODS We randomized 116 patients with Behçet's syndrome (60 male/56 female), who had active mucocutaneous disease without eye or major organ involvement, to… CONTINUE READING
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