What is the role of arthrocentesis and lumbar puncture (LP) in the workup of Behçet disease?

Updated: Dec 21, 2020
  • Author: Nicole Davey-Ranasinghe, MD; Chief Editor: Herbert S Diamond, MD  more...
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Arthrocentesis and lumbar puncture may be used to rule out alternate causes of disease presentation, as they normally demonstrate nonspecific inflammatory findings.


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