Juvenile Behçet's disease in Arab children.

  title={Juvenile Behçet's disease in Arab children.},
  author={Sultan Abdullah Bahabri and A. Al-Mazyed and S. Al-Balaa and L el-Ramahi and Abdullah Al-Dalaan},
  journal={Clinical and experimental rheumatology},
  volume={14 3},
Behçet's disease is a chronic, relapsing, multisystem disease characterized by the clinical triad of genital ulcers, oral ulcers and ocular involvement. Twelve Saudi children are presented, all of whom satisfied the international criteria for the classification of Behçet's disease and whose initial manifestations appeared at or before the age of 16 years. The male-to-female ratio was 1.4:1. The mean age at onset was 11.5 years (range 7-16 years) and the mean duration of disease was 6.5 years… CONTINUE READING


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