A case of the Behcet's disease diagnosed by the panniculits after mesotherapy

Babacan T., Onat A. M. , Pehlivan Y. , Comez G., Tutar E.

RHEUMATOLOGY INTERNATIONAL, vol.30, no.12, pp.1657-1659, 2010 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 30 Issue: 12
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00296-009-1123-0
  • Page Numbers: pp.1657-1659
  • Keywords: Mesotherapy, Behcet's disease, Panniculitis


We herein report a case of 32-year-old woman who developed erythematous, indurated plaques, nodules on her lower back, hips and inguinal areas which had started after immunotherapy on the injection sites. She had a history of recurrent oral aphthous-like ulcers for 2 years and also had abdominal pain for 2 months. Colonoscopy revealed multiple aphthous ulcers on intestine. Diagnosis of lobular panniculitis was confirmed by histopathological finding of the skin biopsy and she was diagnosed as Behcet's disease. Eruptions due to mesotherapy accepted as hypersensitivity reaction. Before employing this technique, patients should be carefully examined for Behcet's pathognomonic clinical findings.