[Clinical aspects of Behcet's syndrome].Pol Tyg Lek. 1990 Jun 18-25; 45(25-26):520-2.PT
Behçet's syndrome is characterized by the recurrent ulceration of the genitals, aphthous lesions of the mouth, uveitis, or iridocyclitis followed by hypopyon. Morbidity is increasing in the regions of the Central and North Europe. The disease is endemic in the region of Mediterranean Sea and Japan. Clinical course of Behçet's syndrome in WHO classification in 4 patients in discussed. Aphthous stomatitis, ulceration of the genitals and iridocyclitis dominated in the symptomatology. Several laboratory tests including complement, immunoglobulins and HLA B-27 were carried out. No abnormal values were seen. A survey of literature on the epidemiology, pathophysiology, and therapy is given.