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Comparison of Oral Aphthae in Behçet’s Disease and Idiopathic Recurrent Aphthous Stomatitis

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

Conclusion

Clinically it is impossible to differentiate oral aphthosis of BD from that of RAS. There is a high resemblance between the two entities. Positive pathergy test and HLA-B51 are the main differentiating factors.

Keywords

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Recurrent Aphthous Stomatitis Aphthous Stomatitis Pathergy Test Cyclic Neutropenia 
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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 2004

Authors and Affiliations

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

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