A third had a past history of oral aphthous ulcers, and 10 had concurrent oral aphthous ulcers, suggesting a diagnosis of complex aphthosis
, they said.
Behcet disease is a multisystem vasculitis characterized by mucosal aphthosis, primarily in the oral and genital mucosa.
Behcet disease was first described in 1937 by Turkish dermatologist HulusiBehcet as a triple-symptom disease characterized by recurrent oral and genital aphthosis and anterior uveitis with hypopyon.
Among the different manifestations of Behcet disease, the most common is mucosal aphthosis, which is seen in 97% of affected patients (5) and which is included in almost all published diagnosis criteria.
The most common sign at presentation was oral aphthosis, which was seen in 349 patients (87%; CI: 83.
Mouth sores--Mouth sores (known as oral aphthosis and aphthous stomatitis) affect almost all patients with Behcet's disease.
Oral or mouth aphthosis, also called aphthous stomatitis, is the most common symptom of Behcet's disease.
HOUSTON -- Strict adherence to diagnostic criteria for Behcet's disease can lead physicians to misdiagnose patients who actually have complex aphthosis, Peter J.
Though recurring and troublesome, complex aphthosis is a far more benign disorder.
In the United States and Western Europe, complex aphthosis is usually not associated with systemic symptoms and signs.
If patients with complex aphthosis are to be included in the Behcet's disease spectrum, Dr.
The presence of oral lesions may point toward a diagnosis of Behcet's syndrome, inflammatory bowel disease, or aphthosis