Behçet's disease and pregnancy.

  title={Behçet's disease and pregnancy.},
  author={Jim Jadaon and Asher Shushan and Yossef Ezra and Hen Yitzhak Sela and Cuneyt Ozcan and Nathan Rojansky},
  journal={Acta obstetricia et gynecologica Scandinavica},
  volume={84 10},
BACKGROUND Behçet's disease (BD) is a multisystem inflammatory chronic disorder, which is characterized by relapsing oral and genital ulceration and iridocyclitis. While being of unknown etiology, vasculitic changes of possible autoimmune origin are common to all involved organs, and thrombotic complications, which may adversely affect gestation, are frequently seen. Very little is known to date about the reciprocal influence of BD and pregnancy. We have undertaken to explore the mutual effect… CONTINUE READING