Bilateral central retinal vein thrombosis in Behcet's disease

A. M. Abu El-Asrar, A. Kareem Al-Momen, S. A. Alamro, A. G M Abdel Gader, K. F. Tabbara

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Abstract

Behcet's disease is a multisystem disorder affecting the skin, mucous membranes, eye, joints, central nervous system, and blood vessels. One of the known vascular complications of Behcet's disease is venous thrombosis or aneurysm formation. We report, herewith, a patient with Behcet's disease who developed radial artery aneurysm, deep venous thrombosis, and bilateral central retinal vein thrombosis. To our knowledge, this is the first report of bilateral central retinal vein thrombosis in association with Behcet's disease.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)511-513
Number of pages3
JournalClinical Rheumatology
Volume15
Issue number5
StatePublished - Sep 1996
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Behcet's disease
  • Retinal vein thrombosis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Rheumatology
  • Immunology

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