Epidemiologic and clinical aspects of Behçet's disease in a defined area of Northwestern Spain, 1988-1997.

@article{GonzlezGay2000EpidemiologicAC,
  title={Epidemiologic and clinical aspects of Behçet's disease in a defined area of Northwestern Spain, 1988-1997.},
  author={Miguel A Gonz{\'a}lez-Gay and Carlos Garc{\'i}a-Porr{\'u}a and F Bra{\~n}as and Luis L{\'o}pez-L{\'a}zaro and Ivana Olivieri},
  journal={The Journal of rheumatology},
  year={2000},
  volume={27 3},
  pages={
          703-7
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To assess the frequency and clinical manifestations of Behçet's disease (BD) during the past 10 years in a defined area of Northwestern Spain. METHODS The charts of all the patients diagnosed as having BD at the Hospital Xeral-Calde from 1988 through 1997 were reviewed. All the patients were residents of Lugo. Patients were followed from the time of diagnosis until either the patient's death or July 1, 1998. By that time patients were classified as having complete BD if they… CONTINUE READING

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