Posterior Segment Involvement in Ocular Behçet's Disease

  title={Posterior Segment Involvement in Ocular Behçet's Disease},
  author={P. {\"O}zdal and S. Ortaç and I. Taşkintuna and E. Firat},
  journal={European Journal of Ophthalmology},
  pages={424 - 431}
  • P. Özdal, S. Ortaç, +1 author E. Firat
  • Published 2002
  • Medicine
  • European Journal of Ophthalmology
  • Purpose Posterior segment involvement, which can lead to blindness with recurrent inflammatory attacks, has a very important prognostic value in ocular Behçet's disease (BD). This study evaluated the frequency and characteristics of posterior segment involvement and the causes of visual impairment in patients with ocular BD. Methods We retrospectively evaluated 257 eyes of the 131 patients who were followed from 1993 to 2001 in the Uveitis and BD division of SSK Ankara Eye Hospital, Turkey… CONTINUE READING
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