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What is behcet’s syndrome? Why is it such a big deal?

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Dr. Wesley Grootwassink
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Inflamation

Bchecet syndrome is a rare disorder that leads to chonic inflamation of the blood vessels of the entire body.
The symptoms can come and go. Areas effected include, eyes, skin, joints, digestive tract. If the inflamation is left untreated it can lead to permanent damage to the organs involved. If you have this, and have not consulted a rheumatologist, you should.

In brief: Inflamation

Bchecet syndrome is a rare disorder that leads to chonic inflamation of the blood vessels of the entire body.
The symptoms can come and go. Areas effected include, eyes, skin, joints, digestive tract. If the inflamation is left untreated it can lead to permanent damage to the organs involved. If you have this, and have not consulted a rheumatologist, you should.
Dr. Wesley Grootwassink
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology

In brief: If you have it

This is an autoimmune disease primarily affecting the vascular system feeding epithelial structures such as the lining of the GI tract, especially the mouth, and ocular structures.
It is a big deal if you have it as it is chronic, requires serious medical intervention and can cause blindness and signficant GI problems. You will need medical care for years with behcets.

In brief: If you have it

This is an autoimmune disease primarily affecting the vascular system feeding epithelial structures such as the lining of the GI tract, especially the mouth, and ocular structures.
It is a big deal if you have it as it is chronic, requires serious medical intervention and can cause blindness and signficant GI problems. You will need medical care for years with behcets.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology

In brief: Only if afflicted

This is an autoimmune disease primarily affecting the vascular system feeding epithelial structures such as the lining of the GI tract, especially the mouth, and ocular structures.
It is a big deal if you have it as it is chronic, requires serious medical intervention and can cause blindness and signficant GI problems. You will need medical care for years with behcets.

In brief: Only if afflicted

This is an autoimmune disease primarily affecting the vascular system feeding epithelial structures such as the lining of the GI tract, especially the mouth, and ocular structures.
It is a big deal if you have it as it is chronic, requires serious medical intervention and can cause blindness and signficant GI problems. You will need medical care for years with behcets.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
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