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Behçet's disease

Behçet syndrome An idiopathic multisystem condition most common in the Middle East; ♂:♀ ratio 2:1, aged 15–40 Clinical Pustules, aphthous stomatitis–90%, genital ulcers; vasculitis; erythema nodosa–80%, meningoencephalitis, synovitis, uveitis Lab ↑ ESR, ↑ Igs, anemia Management Symptomatic, corticosteroids
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