A new kind of skin lesion in Behçet's disease: extragenital ulcerations.


AZIZLERLI G., OZARMAGAN G., OVUL C., SARICA R. , MUSTAFA S.

Acta dermato-venereologica, vol.72, pp.286, 1992 (Journal Indexed in SCI Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 72 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 1992
  • Title of Journal : Acta dermato-venereologica
  • Page Numbers: pp.286

Abstract

A new skin lesion was encountered in 29 of 970 Behcet's patients. The lesions resembled oral aphthae clinically, were recurrent and left a scar tissue like genital ulcers but were located extragenitally. Skin biopsies could be done in only 4 cases and they all showed vasculitis.