Femoral vein wall thickness measurement: A new diagnostic tool for Behcet's disease

Alibaz-Oner F., Ergelen R., Yıldız Y., Aldag M., Yazici A. , Cefle A. , ...More

RHEUMATOLOGY, vol.60, no.1, pp.288-296, 2021 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 60 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.1093/rheumatology/keaa264
  • Title of Journal : RHEUMATOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.288-296


Objectives. Diagnosing Behcet's disease (BD) is a challenge, especially in countries with a low prevalence. Recently, venous wall thickness (VWT) in lower extremities has been shown to be increased in BD patients. In this study, we aimed to investigate the diagnostic performance of common femoral vein (CFV) thickness measurement in BD and whether it can be used as a diagnostic tool.