Behçet’s disease ocular attack score 24: evaluation of ocular disease activity before and after initiation of infliximab

@article{Kaburaki2013BehetsDO,
  title={Behçet’s disease ocular attack score 24: evaluation of ocular disease activity before and after initiation of infliximab},
  author={Toshikatsu Kaburaki and Kenichi Namba and Koh-hei Sonoda and Takeshi Kezuka and Hiroshi Keino and Takako Fukuhara and Koju Kamoi and Kei Nakai and Nobuhisa Mizuki and Nobuyuki Ohguro},
  journal={Japanese Journal of Ophthalmology},
  year={2013},
  volume={58},
  pages={120-130}
}
We developed a novel scoring system for uveitis due to Behçet’s disease (BD), termed Behçet’s disease ocular attack score 24 (BOS24), and examined its validity and usefulness by estimating changes in ocular disease activities both before and after initiation of infliximab therapy. BOS24 consists of a total 24 points divided into 6 parameters of ocular inflammatory symptoms. To examine the validity of our scoring system, 5 uveitis specialists examined the severity of 50 ocular attacks in… CONTINUE READING
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