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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Two of these patients had coincidental Behcet syndrome, and 2 patients had significant mucosal involvement (penile and pharyngeal).
Behcet syndrome (BS) is an autoinflammatory disorder that involves multiple systems and is characterized by mucosal ulceration and neutrophilic inflammation in immune-protected areas including the eye, brain, and synovial joints (41).
Antiphospholipid antibodies are seen in conjunction with autoimmune diseases like SLE, rheumatoid arthritis, and Behcet syndrome.