Clinical course of acute deep vein thrombosis of the legs in Behcet's syndrome

ÖZGÜLER Y., HATEMİ G., Cetinkaya F., Tascilar K., HAMURYUDAN V., UĞURLU S., ...More

RHEUMATOLOGY, vol.59, no.4, pp.799-806, 2020 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 59 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.1093/rheumatology/kez352
  • Journal Name: RHEUMATOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, Academic Search Premier, BIOSIS, CINAHL, EMBASE, International Pharmaceutical Abstracts, MEDLINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.799-806
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes


Objectives: Lower extremity deep vein thrombosis (LEDVT) is a serious complication of Behcet's syndrome. Management constitutes mainly of administration of immunosuppressives, but the predictors of relapse and the optimal choice of immunosuppressives remain unclear. In this prospective study, we aimed to detect the risk and predictors of relapse and treatment response to different modalities.