Behçet's disease

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Behçet's disease

[′bā‚chets di‚zēz]
(medicine)
Chronic disease of young adult males characterized by recurrent painful ulcers of the mouth and genitalia, inflammation of the irises, and joint pains.
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Detection of RNA complementary to herpes-simplex virus in mononuclear cells from patients with Behcet's syndrome and recurrent oral ulcers.
Serum leptin concentration is increased in patients with Behcet's syndrome and is correlated with disease activity.
Behcet's syndrome pathophysiology and potential therapeutic targets.
Rarely, recurrent mouth ulcers may be due to anaemia, a deficiency of either vitamin B or folic acid, an intestinal disorder, such as Crohn's disease, coeliac disease, or Behcet's syndrome, a rare autoimmune disorder.
M-mod, 2-D and Doppler echocardiographic study in 65 patient with Behcet's syndrome.
Results Out of a total of 30 patients diagnosed histologically as cutaneous vasculitis 22 were classified as cutaneous small vessel vasculitis (CSVV) 6 as Heinoch-Schonlein purpura and one each as urticarial vasculitis and Behcet's syndrome.
David, who is single, had to give up his catering job when his sight was stolen by a rare disease called Behcet's Syndrome, which causes inflammation of blood vessels throughout the body.
Hatemi I, Hatemi G, Celik AE et al: Frequency of pathergy phenomenon and other features of Behcet's syndrome among patients with inflammatory bowel disease.
Yazici, who also is with the Behcet's Syndrome Evaluation, Treatment, and Research Center at New York University.
Association between the 65-kilodalton heat shock protein, Streptococcus sanguis, and the corresponding antibodies in Behcet's syndrome.