Pathology and Microbiology
Behcet's disease is a multisystem inflammatory vascular disorder with a chronic course characterized by recurrent oral and genital ulcers, eye lesion, arthritis and skin lesions. It has a typically waxing and waning course. The cause and pathogenesis of the disease are unclear and specific treatment is not available. A 39 years old man presented with rash, ocular manifestation and left leg swelling. He was found to have deep venous thrombosis of left leg along with recurrent cerebral venous thrombosis. He was a known case of Behcet's disease since 3 years and had been on anticoagulants since then.
JCPSP: Journal of the College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan
(2012). Multifocal venous thrombosis in behcet’s disease. JCPSP: Journal of the College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan, 22(11), 730-732.
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