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Population-based prevalence study of Behçet's disease: Differences by ethnic origin and low variation by age at immigration

Population-based prevalence study of Behçet's disease: Differences by ethnic origin and low variation by age at immigration,10.1002/art.24149,Arthriti

Population-based prevalence study of Behçet's disease: Differences by ethnic origin and low variation by age at immigration   (Citations: 16)
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Journal: Arthritis and Rheumatism , vol. 58, no. 12, pp. 3951-3959, 2008
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    • ...Recent epidemiological data show that BD is more frequent than reported before, 80 in 100,000 inhabitants in Iran [29], 4.2 in Germany [5], 8.6 in the US [30], and 7.2 in France [31]...
    • ...It was 2.7 in Tunisia [8], 0.38 in the US [30], and 1.32 in France [31]...
    • ...In case studies [31], the mean age at onset was Korea 29, Turkey 25.6, India 33.1, Saudi Arabia 29.3, Iraq 29.4, Jordan 30.1, Lebanon 26, Israel 30.7, Egypt 26.2, Greece 29, Italy 25, Portugal 25.7, UK (Yorkshire) 24.7, Ireland 20.8, Sweden 33, and Brazil 40. It was 28.7 years in Tunisia, 31 years in the US, and 27.6 years in France...

    Fereydoun Davatchiet al. Behcet’s disease: from east to west

    • ...In a recent study from France [11], the overall BD prevalence per 100,000 adults was 7.1 and the prevalence for populations of European, North African, and Asian ancestry was 2.4, 34.6, and 17.5, respectively...

    Pinchas Kleinet al. Prevalence of Behcet’s disease among adult patients consulting three m...

    • ...BD is a multisystem chronic and relapsing inflammatory disorder of unknown aetiology which is often considered as a complex systemic vasculitis with neutrophilic and lymphohistiocytic inflammation. Whereas the prevalence can reach 0.1–0.4% in some regions of the Middle East, the Far East and the Mediterranean region, the prevalence in Western countries is only 2 per 100 000....

    Dominique Baetenet al. Use of TNF blockers and other targeted therapies in rare refractory im...

    • ...period, population No. of patients with Behçet’s syndrome (F/M) Prevalence per 100,000 population Aft GU Skin Join Eye Pathergy (%) (n) HLA-B5 or (51) a % (n) Mahr, 2008 [39] France, Paris, Seine–...
    • ...There was an overall prevalence of 7.1/10 5 ; however, as expected, this was 2.4/10 5 in Europeans, 17.5/10 5 in Asians including Turks, and 35/10 5 in North Africans living in Paris, France [39]...
    • ...This survey quotes a prevalence of a 7.6/10 5 . This figure is substantially lower than what had been found (35/10 5 among the immigrants from North Africa (Moroccans, Algerians, Tunisians, and Egyptians) in the recent Paris survey quoted above [39]...

    Sebahattin Yurdakulet al. Epidemiology of Behçet’s Syndrome and Regional Differences in Disease ...

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