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Gastro-Intestinal Manifestations of Behçet’s Disease

  • Wafa Madanat
  • Ziad Sharaiha
  • Safwan Khasawneh
  • Harran Zureikat
  • Faisal Fayyad
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 528)

Conclusion

Symptomatic inflammatory bowel disease is not common in pts with BD from Jordan. Endoscopy must be performed in BD pts with GI symptoms.

Keywords

Intestinal Perforation Minor Criterion Genital Ulcer Intestinal Involvement Superficial Thrombophlebitis 
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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • Wafa Madanat
    • 1
  • Ziad Sharaiha
    • 2
  • Safwan Khasawneh
    • 2
  • Harran Zureikat
    • 1
  • Faisal Fayyad
    • 1
  1. 1.Jordan HospitalAmmanJordan
  2. 2.Amman Surgical HospitalAmmanJordan

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