John Libbey Eurotext

European Journal of Dermatology


Incomplete Behçet's disease with calf muscle pain and MRI hyperintensity due to possible thrombophlebitis Volume 27, issue 1, January-February 2017


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1 Department of Dermatology
2 Department of Neurology and Neurological Science,
Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences,
Tokyo Medical and Dental University
3 The Center for Personalized Medicine for Healthy Aging,
Medical Hospital,
Tokyo Medical and Dental University,

A 17-year-old Japanese boy presented with a tender, erythematous, cord-like nodule along the blood vessel in the left cubital fossa and was admitted to our department for detailed examination. Approximately two years ago, the patient presented with multiple painful, subcutaneous 1.5-cm indurations on the right lower leg and sole of the foot, lip aphthae, and genital ulcers. Skin biopsy taken from an area of subcutaneous induration on the right thigh was consistent with thrombophlebitis. Given the [...]