A case of Behcet's disease in a patient with albinism
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A 22-year old female suffering from recurrent oral ulcers, genital ulcers, erythema nodosum, and folliculitis, was diagnosed as having Behcet's disease (BD). She has also hypopigmentation of skin and hair, and optic changes associated with albinism including hypopigmentation of the retina, nystagmus, strabismus, and reduced visual acuity. In this report, we discuss the possibility of precipitating factor in BD that the hypersensitivity, mental stress, and drug resistance which is caused by albinism.<br>
- Jpn. J. Clin. Immunol.
Jpn. J. Clin. Immunol. 31(1), 68-70, 2008-02-28
The Japan Society for Clinical Immunology