Ocular involvement in Adamantiades-Behçet’s disease in Berlin, Germany

  title={Ocular involvement in Adamantiades-Behçet’s disease in Berlin, Germany},
  author={L. Krause and A. K{\"o}hler and A. Altenburg and N. Papoutsis and C. C. Zouboulis and U. Pleyer and A. Stroux and M. Foerster},
  journal={Graefe's Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology},
  • L. Krause, A. Köhler, +5 authors M. Foerster
  • Published 2008
  • Medicine
  • Graefe's Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology
  • BackgroundEpidemiological studies demonstrate a prevalence of Adamantiades-Behçet’s disease (ABD) in the range of 0.12–420 per 100,000 inhabitants, with the highest rates in Istanbul, Turkey, and the lowest rates in the USA. Ophthalmological data on the prevalence of ocular involvement are limited for ABD in Germany, because most epidemiological studies are based on rheumatological or dermatological data. Berlin is the city with the highest number of non-native German inhabitants, and its multi… CONTINUE READING
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