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Does Hyperhomocysteinemia Increase the Risk of Thrombosis in Behçet’s Disease?

  • H. Houman
  • M. Feki
  • I. B. Ghorbel
  • H. Gadhoum
  • M. Hsairi
  • S. Omar
  • M. Lamloum
  • N. Kaabachi
  • A. Mebazaa
  • M. Miled
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Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 528)

Keywords

Homocysteine Level Tobacco Consumption Cerebral Venous Thrombosis Peripheral Arterial Occlusive Disease Thcys Level 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • H. Houman
    • 2
  • M. Feki
    • 3
  • I. B. Ghorbel
    • 2
  • H. Gadhoum
    • 2
  • M. Hsairi
    • 1
  • S. Omar
    • 3
  • M. Lamloum
    • 2
  • N. Kaabachi
    • 3
  • A. Mebazaa
    • 3
  • M. Miled
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of EpidemiologyLa Rabta HospitalTunisTunisia
  2. 2.Department of Internal MedicineLa Rabta HospitalTunisTunisia
  3. 3.Laboratory of BiochemistryLa Rabta HospitalTunisTunisia

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