Coagulation parameters and plasma total homocysteine levels in Behcet's disease.

  title={Coagulation parameters and plasma total homocysteine levels in Behcet's disease.},
  author={Yun Jong Lee and Seong Wook Kang and Jong In Yang and Young-Mi Choi and Donghyuk Sheen and Eun Bong Lee and Sang-Woon Choi and Yeong Wook Song},
  journal={Thrombosis research},
  volume={106 1},
Behcet's disease (BD) is a multisystemic inflammatory disorder of unknown etiology that is sometimes associated with thrombosis in addition to systemic manifestations. However, the mechanism of hypercoagulability is not known. We evaluated the coagulation and fibrinolytic activities and the plasma total homocysteine levels of Korean BD patients in two cross-sectional studies. In the first study regarding coagulation and fibrinolytic activities, the levels of fibrinogen and von Willebrand factor… CONTINUE READING


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