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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Aged just 15, Kitty Brame was one of only 2,000 people in Britain to contract Bechets Syndrome, an auto-immune condition causing inflammation to the blood vessels.