The eighth Frederick H. Verhoeff Lecture. presented by saiichi mishima, MD Behçet's disease in Japan: ophthalmologic aspects.

@article{Mishima1979TheEF,
  title={The eighth Frederick H. Verhoeff Lecture. presented by saiichi mishima, MD Behçet's disease in Japan: ophthalmologic aspects.},
  author={Saiichi Mishima and Kanjiro Masuda and Yoshihiro Izawa and Manabu Mochizuki and Kiyoshi Namba},
  journal={Transactions of the American Ophthalmological Society},
  year={1979},
  volume={77},
  pages={225-79}
}
The problems of Behçet's disease in Japan have been reviewed with particular emphasis on the ophthalmologic aspects: the historical background for the Japanese works, diagnostic critieria, epidemiology, some statistics, ocular symptomatology, ocular histopathology, etiology, pathophysiology, and treatment. Behçet's disease is the most frequent entity in endogenous uveitis in Japan. Patients are found throughout the country, and the prevalence rate averages seven to eight per 100,000 population… CONTINUE READING
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