Friday, October 31, 2008

Info on kidney involvement & neuro-BD


Here are a couple of recently-released abstracts/articles.
They are very technical, but will still be useful for your doctor(s).


Renal [kidney] Behcet's disease: An update
Tekin Akpolat MD, Melda Dilek MD, Kenan Aksu MD, et al.
Seminars in Arthritis and Rheumatism, 10/31/08
doi:10.1016/j.semarthrit.2007.11.001

The aims of this study are (1) to report 33 patients with Beh├žet's disease (BD) having various renal manifestations, and (2) to update current data using our patients and published papers about BD and renal manifestations.

Case of the week: Neuro-Behcet
Full article available online, for free
October 26, 2008 — In this case record, Professor Metwally [
Professor of neurology, Ain Shams university, Cairo, Egypt] discusses a case presented with the clinical diagnosis of Neuro-Behcet.



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