Korean J Gastrointest Endosc.  1987 Nov;7(1):71-74.

Colonoscopically Diagnosed Case of Behcet's Syndrome Involving Cecum


Authors came acoss a case of Behcet's syndrome involving cecum. The patient was a 33-year-old female. Her chief complaint was right lower quadrant pain, Colonoscopy revealed several ulcerations the base of which was covered by thick whitish coat, They were surrounded by mulitiple nodular masses. Endoscopic biopsy showed noaspecific ulceration. The patient had a history of aphthous ulceration of mouth and external genitalia. So she was diagnosed to have Behcets syndrome. She underwent right hemicolectomy with tetminal ilectomy. We report this case with literiature review.

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