Successful peritoneal dialysis application in a patient with catastrophic Behçet’s disease
Author(s): Ali Gürel
Abstract: Behçet’s disease (BD) is a type of systemic inflammatory vasculitis characterized by oral and genital ulcers, ocular lesions, skin lesions. Renal involvement is rare but may have serious cosequences. In this report we present a patient diagnosed as BD 5 years ago and nowadays presented with a catastrophic course necessitating renal replacement therapy (RRT). We successfully applied acute peritoneal dialysis as RRT and, he relatively ameliorated.
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