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What do you suggest if my niece has had a blood test and before the results are in she has been told that the symptoms are behcet's?

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Dr. William Lages
Rheumatology 68 years experience
Not surprising: Bechtel's syndrome is a unique disorder where the history and physical examination can be almost diagnostic. Laboratory tests may add some information and rule out other diseases, but classic Bechets can be diagnosed with fairly good certainty without them.

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A 33-year-old member asked:

My niece has had a blood test and before the results are in she has been told that the symptoms are behcets. What does that mean?

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Dr. Tanya Russo
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Behcet's Disease: Here is a great reference with information about this condition: http://www.niams.nih.gov/Health_Info/Behcets_Disease/behcets_disease_ff.asp

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