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What is behcet's disease?

What is behcet's disease?

Behcet's Disease: Behçet's disease (or behçet's syndrome) was named after a turkish dermatologist hulusi behçet. It represents a compilex of 3 symptoms: recurrent aphthous ulcers of the mouth, genital ulcers, and uveitis (inflammation of the eye uvea). It may also affect visceral organs (gi tract, pulmonary tract, musculoskeletal system and neurological system). It may even result in a ruptured vascular aneurysms. ...Read more

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What medication works best for behcet's disease?

What medication works best for behcet's disease?

Behcet's medications: By stopping your immune system from attacking normal, healthy tissues in your body, immunosuppressive drugs reduce the inflammation that your immune system causes. Immunosuppressive drugs that may play a role in controlling behcet's disease include azathioprine (imuran, azasan), Cyclosporine (sandimmune) and Cyclophosphamide (cytoxan). ...Read more

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What is this behcet's disease in easy to understand terms?

What is this behcet's disease in easy to understand terms?

Autoimmune disease: Bechets is considered to be an autoimmune disease. It is most common among people of mediterranean decent. Patient with the disease present with inflammatory arthritis, recurrent oral & genital ulcers, phlebitis, iritis/uveitis & skin lesions. The disease can lead to multiorgan systemic involvement. ...Read more

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What is behcet's disease and is it curable?

What is behcet's disease and is it curable?

A fforrm of vasculit: Behcets disease is a condition grouped under the disease category vasculitis which means inflammation of blood vessels. It involves mouth ulcers and posossibly inflammation in the eye, genital ulcers, and ceratin rashes. Can also cause bowel ulcers and blood clots. It can be treated with medications.. ...Read more

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What is behcet(name of a disease about eyes)and what is its cure(if has any cure)?

What is behcet(name of a disease about eyes)and what is its cure(if has any cure)?

See details: Behcet's syndrome is an autoimmune disease characterized by oral, genital and/or rectal ulcers and eye inflammation. There are numerous other clinical manifestations including joint, neurologic, skin and GI problems. There are no cures but there are effective treatment, especially tnf agents such as remicade (infliximab). ...Read more

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Behcet disease neurovegetative dystonia and ocd. Could be neuro-behcet? Thank you

Behcet disease neurovegetative dystonia and ocd. Could be neuro-behcet? Thank you

Behcet's Disorder: Behcet's disorder is an autoimmune disease affecting the vascular system in all organs. Please see the page of the american behcet's disease association at www.Behcets.Com for more information. They report a 23% of symptoms affecting the brain and neurological system. Ideally the autoimmune effect should be under investigation in each person's case, whether is related or not to other diseases. ...Read more

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