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The Influence of Gender on the Severity and the Outcome of Ocular Lesions in Behçet’s Disease

  • F. Davatchi
  • F. Shahram
  • H. Chams
  • A. Nadji
  • A.R. Jamshidi
  • C. Chams
  • M. Akbarian
  • F. Gharibdoost
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Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 528)

Conclusion

Men and women have the same severity (inflammatory indices) and the same outcome (treatment improvement) of eye lesions. The slight difference observed in visual acuity was of no clinical relevance.

Keywords

Visual Acuity Activity Index Anterior Uveitis Ocular Manifestation Posterior Uveitis 
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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • F. Davatchi
    • 1
  • F. Shahram
    • 1
  • H. Chams
    • 1
  • A. Nadji
    • 1
  • A.R. Jamshidi
    • 1
  • C. Chams
    • 1
  • M. Akbarian
    • 1
  • F. Gharibdoost
    • 1
  1. 1.Behçet’s Disease Unit, Rheumatology Research CenterTehran University for Medical Sciences, Shariati HospitalTehranIran

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