A double-blind trial of depot corticosteroids in Behcet's syndrome

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Mat C., Yurdakul S., Uysal S., Gogus F., Ozyazgan Y., Uysal O., ...More

RHEUMATOLOGY, vol.45, no.3, pp.348-352, 2006 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 45 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Doi Number: 10.1093/rheumatology/kei165
  • Journal Name: RHEUMATOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.348-352
  • Keywords: Behcet, corticosteroids, erythema nodosum, genital ulcer, therapy, DISEASE, THALIDOMIDE, COLCHICINE
  • Bezmialem Vakıf University Affiliated: No


Objectives. Corticosteroids are widely used in Behcet's syndrome despite the absence of controlled studies. We assessed the effect of depot corticosteroids primarily for genital ulcers and secondarily for the other mucocutaneous manifestations of Behcet's syndrome.