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

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Dr. Ally-Khan Somani
Dermatology
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Ally-Khan Somani
Dr. Ally-Khan Somani
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