Behcet syndrome


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Beh·çet syn·drome

(be-shet'), [MIM*109650]
a syndrome characterized by simultaneously or successively occurring recurrent attacks of genital and oral ulcerations (aphthae) and uveitis or iridocyclitis with hypopyon, often with arthritis; a phase of a generalized disorder, occurring more often in men than in women, with variable manifestations, including dermatitis, erythema nodosum, thrombophlebitis, and cerebral involvement.

Beh·çet syn·drome

, Behçet disease (beh-chet' sin'drōm, di-zēz')
A syndrome characterized by simultaneously or successively occurring recurrent attacks of genital and oral ulcerations (aphthae) and uveitis or iridocyclitis with hypopyon, often with arthritis; a phase of a generalized disorder, occurring more often in men than in women, with variable manifestations, including dermatitis, erythema nodosum, thrombophlebitis, and cerebral involvement.
Synonym(s): uveoencephalitic syndrome.

Behçet,

Hulusi, Turkish dermatologist, 1889-1948.
Adamantiades-Behçet syndrome - Synonym(s): Behçet syndrome
Behçet disease - Synonym(s): Behçet syndrome
Behçet syndrome - severe uveitis with ulceration of mouth and genitalia. Synonym(s): Adamantiades-Behçet syndrome; Behçet disease; cutaneomucouveal syndrome; iridocyclitis septica; recurrent hypopyon; triple symptom complex

Beh·çet syn·drome

(be-shet sindrōm) [MIM*109650]
Syndrome characterized by simultaneously or successively occurring recurrent attacks of genital and oral ulcerations (aphthae) and uveitis or iridocyclitis with hypopyon, often with arthritis.
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