How is Behçet syndrome diagnosed?

Updated: Jul 17, 2018
  • Author: Tarakad S Ramachandran, MBBS, MBA, MPH, FAAN, FACP, FAHA, FRCP, FRCPC, FRS, LRCP, MRCP, MRCS; Chief Editor: Niranjan N Singh, MBBS, MD, DM, FAHS, FAANEM  more...
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Diagnosis of Behçet syndrome

A triad of uveitis, painful oral ulcers, and genital ulcers characterizes this disease. Other manifestations include arthritis and thrombophlebitis. CNS manifestations include meningoencephalitis, benign intracranial hypertension, papilledema, brainstem lesions, cranial nerve palsies, spinal cord lesions, and mental status changes.


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