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Behcet's syndrome

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A autoimmune disease of cardiovascular system and is_a vasculitis that causes chronic inflammation in blood vessels throughout the body leading to ulcerations on the mouth and sometimes the genitals, notorious for causing hypopyon uveitis.

Rare chronic inflammatory disease involving the small blood vessels. It is of unknown etiology and characterized by mucocutaneous ulceration in the mouth and genital region and uveitis with hypopyon. The neuro-ocular form may cause blindness and death. SYNOVITIS; THROMBOPHLEBITIS; gastrointestinal ulcerations; RETINAL VASCULITIS; and OPTIC ATROPHY may occur as well.

Synonyms: Behcet syndrome, Triple-Symptom Complex, Behet's syndrome (disorder), Adamantiades-Behcet disease, Behcets Syndrome, Behcet's disease, triple symptom complex, Behcet Disease, BEHCET DIS

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SNOMEDCT definition citation

SNOMEDCT:310701003

bioportal provenance

Behcet syndrome[accessedResource: DOID:13241][accessDate: 05-04-2011], Triple-Symptom Complex[accessedResource: MSH:D001528][accessDate: 05-04-2011], Behet's syndrome (disorder)[accessedResource: DOID:13241][accessDate: 05-04-2011], Behcet's disease[accessedResource: DOID:13241][accessDate: 05-04-2011], Rare chronic inflammatory disease involving the small blood vessels. It is of unknown etiology and characterized by mucocutaneous ulceration in the mouth and genital region and uveitis with hypopyon. The neuro-ocular form may cause blindness and death. SYNOVITIS; THROMBOPHLEBITIS; gastrointestinal ulcerations; RETINAL VASCULITIS; and OPTIC ATROPHY may occur as well.[accessedResource: MSH:D001528][accessDate: 05-04-2011], A autoimmune disease of cardiovascular system and is_a vasculitis that causes chronic inflammation in blood vessels throughout the body leading to ulcerations on the mouth and sometimes the genitals, notorious for causing hypopyon uveitis.[accessedResource: DOID:13241][accessDate: 05-04-2011], Behcet Disease[accessedResource: MSH:D001528][accessDate: 05-04-2011], Adamantiades-Behcet disease[accessedResource: DOID:13241][accessDate: 05-04-2011], Behcets Syndrome[accessedResource: MSH:D001528][accessDate: 05-04-2011], BEHCET DIS[accessedResource: MSH:D001528][accessDate: 05-04-2011], Triple Symptom Complex[accessedResource: MSH:D001528][accessDate: 05-04-2011]

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term editor

Tomasz Adamusiak