Oesophageal ulceration in Behcet's disease presenting with haemorrhage

W. G. Powderly, M. G. Lombard, F. E. Murray, D. O'Connell, T. B. Counihan, J. R. Lennon

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A 26 year old patient with Behcet's Disease presented with severe gastrointestinal bleeding. Upper gastrointestinal endoscopy and radiology revealed oesophageal ulceration. The patient responded well to cimetidine therapy. Haemorrhage as a result of oesophageal involvement in Behcet's disease has not previously been described.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)193-194
Number of pages2
JournalIrish Journal of Medical Science
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jun 1 1987


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