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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No Family Clustering in Behcet's Syndrome. Balkan Med J 2019;36:145-6
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Serum leptin concentration is increased in patients with Behcet's syndrome and is correlated with disease activity.
Behcet's Disease, sometimes called Behcet's syndrome, or Morbus Behcet, Behcet-Adamantiades syndrome, or Silk Road disease, is a rare immune-mediated small-vessel systemic vasculitis that often presents with mucous membrane ulceration and ocular problems.
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. Eur Heart J 1992; 13:638-641.
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. Approximately 30% of the patients had a significant drug history 23.3% were attributed to infection.