Behçet's disease in Lebanon: clinical profile, severity and two-decade comparison

  title={Behçet's disease in Lebanon: clinical profile, severity and two-decade comparison},
  author={Ayad Hamdan and Wissam Mansour and Imad W. Uthman and Abdel Fattah Masri and Fouad Nasr and Thurayya Arayssi},
  journal={Clinical Rheumatology},
The aim of this study is to describe the clinical features of Lebanese patients with Behçet's disease (BD) followed up at a tertiary care center in Lebanon. A retrospective review of medical records of 90 patients who fulfilled the International Study Group (ISG) criteria for diagnosis was performed. The clinical characteristics and severity score were compared with those reported from other populations of Arab and of Turkish origin using the same diagnostic criteria, and a comparison over two… CONTINUE READING
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