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A 37-year-old woman developed red painful eyes, diarrhea, and painful oral and genital ulcerations. Optic disk swelling was noted bilaterally. Colonoscopy was significant for granulomatous lesions consistent with Crohn disease. Epidemiologic factors, diagnostic criteria, and differentiating characteristics for Behcet disease and Crohn disease are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)476-484
Number of pages9
JournalSurvey of Ophthalmology
Issue number5
StatePublished - Sep 2005


  • Behcet disease
  • Crohn disease
  • Diarrhea
  • Genital ulcer
  • Optic disk swelling
  • Oral ulcer

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology


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