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Radiographic abnormalities in patients with Behçet's disease.
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PMID:  6529879     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
It was believed that there were no abnormal radiographic changes in patients with Behcet's disease, but in this study, we examined X-ray films of the hands of 20 patients with Behcet's disease who had had a history of arthritis in the hands for more than 5 years. As a result, juxta-articular demineralization was seen in 11 patients, carpal rotation was seen in 9, narrowing of the joint space was observed in 3, and asymmetrical bone destruction was seen in 2. From our study, radiological abnormalities of the joints appear more common in Behcet's disease than believed.
A Takeuchi; M Mori; A Hashimoto
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical and experimental rheumatology     Volume:  2     ISSN:  0392-856X     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin. Exp. Rheumatol.     Publication Date:    1984 Jul-Sep
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1985-04-29     Completed Date:  1985-04-29     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8308521     Medline TA:  Clin Exp Rheumatol     Country:  ITALY    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  259-62     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Arthritis / complications
Behcet Syndrome / complications,  pathology,  radiography*
Carpal Bones / pathology,  radiography
Hand / pathology,  radiography
Joints / pathology
Leukocytosis / complications
Middle Aged
Time Factors
Wrist Joint / pathology,  radiography

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