Hyperhomocysteinaemia in Behçet's disease.

  title={Hyperhomocysteinaemia in Behçet's disease.},
  author={Kenan Aksu and Nevbahar Turgan and Fahrettin Oksel and G{\"o}khan Keser and Dilek Ozmen and Gul Kitapcioglu and G{\"u}rbu¨z G{\"u}m{\"u}sdis and Oya Bayindir and Eker Doğanavşargil},
  volume={40 6},
OBJECTIVE Arterial and venous thrombosis are among the clinical features of Behçet's disease (BD), the pathogenesis of which is not completely understood. In this study, we investigated whether hyperhomocysteinaemia, being a well known risk factor for thrombosis, is also a contributive risk factor for the arterial and venous thrombosis of BD. METHODS Eighty-four patients fulfilling the criteria of the International Study Group for Behçet's Disease (54 males, 30 females, mean age 36+/-9 yr… CONTINUE READING
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