THERAPEUTICS AND CLINICAL RISK MANAGEMENT, vol.11, pp.1587-1591, 2015 (SCI-Expanded)
Objectives: Behcet's disease (BD) is a chronic, recurring vasculitis of unknown etiology. Patients with BD may use a lot of medications associated with the clinical symptoms. Drugs that are used in the treatment of BD may cause bone loss. The aims of the current study were to compare the bone mineral density (BMD) values between BD and healthy volunteers and describe the effect of disease duration on mandibular BMD.