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Behçet disease

Disease definition

Behçet's disease (BD) is a chronic, relapsing, multisystemic vasculitis characterized by mucocutaneous lesions, as well as articular, vascular, ocular and central nervous system manifestations.

ORPHA:117

  • Synonym(s): -
  • Prevalence: 1-9 / 100 000
  • Inheritance: Multigenic/multifactorial 
  • Age of onset: Adult, Adolescent, Childhood
  • ICD-10: M35.2
  • OMIM: 109650
  • UMLS: C0004943
  • MeSH: D001528
  • GARD: 848
  • MedDRA: 10004213
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