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By Sungnack Lee M.D., Dongsik Bang M.D., Eun-So Lee M.D., Seonghyang Sohn Ph.D. (auth.)

A Turkish dermatologist named Hulusi Beh~et outlined a syndrome, the main signs of which contain oral ulcers, genital ulcers, eye lesions, and epidermis lesions, as a particular ailment in 1937, and the sickness was once named Beh~et's sickness after him. seeing that then, there were greater than 4500 experiences provided international­ vast in this sickness displaying that Beh~et's disorder isn't any longer infrequent. simply because Beh~et's illness is clinically dynamic and its scientific signs are a number of and their spectrum very broad. notwithstanding, there are inadequate pathognomic laborato­ ry facts for the analysis of Beh~et's ailment, so it really is with nice trouble that Beh~et's ailment experts diagnose the illness established simply on their medical expe­ rience. we now have consequently accumulated information from greater than 5500 dwelling Beh~et's sickness sufferers whom we've seen, and we've introduced jointly info from different countries and different continents. we are hoping the result's a medical advisor for these inter­ ested in Beh~et's disorder. to enhance the accessibility of the knowledge, this article­ publication used to be made in a photo-monography kind with an atlas sort, and we've attempted our greatest to make our sentences brief and transparent. we're thankful to the numerous students world wide whose contributions have extra vastly to the worth of this textbook. we're in particular thankful to the workers of Springer-Verlag who've proven deep kindness and persistence. distinct due to Ms. Heather Yu for assisting us in scripting this monograph in English, and Mr. Jung-Woon Lee for his assistance.

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19) [4,5]. 20) [6]. References Fig. 56. Collateral vessel formation due to vena cava obstruction Fig. 58. Chest radiographic finding of superior vena cava obstruction Fig. 57. 2 Clinical Progress The development of neurologic involvement is one of the most serious complications of Beh<;:et's disease. It is considered to be an indicator of poor prognosis, with severe disability, and a high fatality rate [7]. References 1. Assaad-Khalil S, Abou-Seif M, Abou-Seif S, El-Sewy F, ElSawy M (1993) Neurologic involvement in Behyet's disease: clinical, genetic and computed tomographic study.

3 Genital Ulcers Fig. 10 a,b. Multiple small ulcers on the glans penis Fig. 11. A large intravaginal ulcer Fig. 12 a-d. Single ulcers on the vulva 27 28 Clinical Manifestations Fig. 13 a-c. Multiple small ulcers on the vulva Fig. 14 a,b. Large deep ulcers on vulva Fig. 15. Single genital ulcer in a pediatric patient Fig. 16. 3 Genital Ulcers Fig. 17 a,b. Perianal ulcers Fig. 19 a,b. Punched-out extragenital ulcers lesions at one time, with sizes ranging from a few millimeters to several centimeters.

In: Lehner T, Barnes CG (eds) Recent advances in Beh<;:et's disease. Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Beh<;:et's Disease, London, 5-6 September 1985. Royal Society of Medicine Services, London, pp 219-221 6. Lee S (1993) Chair's summary: Beh<;:et's disease. In: Burgdorf WHC, Katz SI (eds) Dermatology - progress and perspectives. Proceedings of the 18th World Congress of Dermatology, New York, 12-18 Jun e 1992. Parthenon Publishing Group, New York, p 1074 35 36 Clinical Manifestations Fig.

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