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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The reason for the existence of different types of clusters in Behcet syndrome is currently unknown.
Colchicine in Behcet syndrome: a longterm survey of patients in a controlled trial.
The long-term mortality and morbidity of Behcet syndrome: a 2-decade outcome survey of 387 patients followed at a dedicated center.
Generally, pyoderma gangrenosum is known to be common among patients with systemic diseases such as inflammatory bowel diseases, polyarthritis, diverticulosis, paraproteinaemia, myeloma, leukaemia, active chronic hepatitis, and Behcet syndrome. Early diagnosis and administrating effective treatment can prevent permanent damage to the penis and save the patient's social life.
Differential diagnosis and management of Behcet syndrome. Nat Rev Rheumatol 2013;9:79-89.
Shakeri, "Hearing loss in Behcet syndrome," Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, vol.
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).
Tascilar et al., "Colchicine in behcet syndrome: a longterm survey of patients in a controlled trial," Journal of Rheumatology, vol.
Hostoffer, "Optimal use of ivig in a patient with Behcet syndrome and common variable immunodeficiency," Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, vol.
Behcet syndrome (BS) is a systemic vasculitis characterized by mucocutaneous, ocular, and neurological involvement.