August 2000

Pregnancy and Behçet Disease

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Arch Dermatol. 2000;136(8):1063-1064. doi:

Pregnancy is a physiological period during which various hormonal, metabolic, and immunologic changes occur. Behçet disease involves a course of systemic vasculitis and occurs in young adults.15 For these reasons, this study was designed to observe 16 pregnant women with Behçet disease before, during, and after pregnancy. The health of the babies was also investigated.

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