Oral infection control to assist infliximab therapy in a Behçet's disease patient with severe eye inflammation in response to dental treatment: a case report

Chieko Kudo, Hiroshi Wakabayashi, Masayuki Shimoe, Hiroya Kobayashi, Takashi Ito, Toshinori Ohkawa, Arisa Isoshima-Nakamura, Junji Mineshiba, Norie Yoshioka, Kumiko Nawachi, Hiroshi Maeda, Toshihiko Matsuo, Hirofumi Makino, Shogo Takashiba

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Abstract

We report a case of Behçet's disease which was aggravated by psychological stress and oral infection. The control of oral infection under medical and dental collaboration is important for providing Behçet's disease patients with the optimal medical care and for facilitating the relief of the primary disease.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)274-280
Number of pages7
JournalClinical Case Reports
Volume2
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014

Keywords

  • Behçet's disease
  • infliximab
  • oral infection

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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