Management of Oro-Cutaneous Manifestations in Behçet disease and Recurrent Oral Aphthosis, review article


Management of Oro-Cutaneous Manifestations in Behçet disease and Recurrent Oral Aphthosis, review article


Khalifa E. Sharquie1, Fatema A. Al-Jaralla2

1Department of Dermatology, College of Medicine, University of Baghdad. Iraqi and Arab Board for Dermatology & Venereology, Baghdad Teaching Hospital, Medical City, Baghdad, Iraq. 2Department of Dermatology, College of Medicine, University of Baghdad, Baghdad, Iraq.


Recurrent oral aphthosis is a major health problem affecting 20% of population. Its pathogenesis is not well elucidated, however, it’s considered as part of major criteria of Behçet disease. Many therapies advised to manage these ulcerations in both diseases and most of them are symptomatic, however, in the last decades; some of them have shown therapeutic as well as prophylactic roles. Herein, we review the different aspects of these therapies with emphasis on Iraqi experience.


Keywords: Recurrent oral aphthosis, Behçet disease, Management


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Khalifa E. Sharquie, Fatema A. Al-Jaralla. Management of Oro-Cutaneous Manifestations in Behçet disease and Recurrent Oral Aphthosis, review article.American Journal of Dermatological Research and Reviews, 2020, 3:20. DOI: 10.28933/ajodrr-2020-02-1205


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