A Behcet case with renal amyloidosis

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Nadir I., Gultekin F., Yonem O., Yildiz E.

RENAL FAILURE, cilt.25, sa.2, ss.323-326, 2003 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 25 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2003
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1081/jdi-120018734
  • Dergi Adı: RENAL FAILURE
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.323-326


Behcets disease is a chronic systemic vasculitis with unknown etiology characterized by recurrent oral and genital ulcerations, ocular inflammation, having manifestations related to the skin and joints. Neurologic, pulmonary and gastrointestinal findings can also be observed during the course of the disease. In this report a case of Behcet's disease that had amyloidosis due to renal parenchymal involvement of the disease showing itself by nephrotic syndrome is presented.