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Behcet Syndrome MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Behcet Syndrome
Tree Number(s)
C07.465.075
C11.941.879.780.880.200
C14.907.940.100
C16.320.382.250
C17.800.827.368.250
C17.800.862.150
Unique ID
D001528
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001528
Annotation
in translations spell Behçet's, not Behcet's
Scope Note
Rare chronic inflammatory disease involving the small blood vessels. It is of unknown etiology and characterized by mucocutaneous ulceration in the mouth and genital region and uveitis with hypopyon. The neuro-ocular form may cause blindness and death. SYNOVITIS; THROMBOPHLEBITIS; gastrointestinal ulcerations; RETINAL VASCULITIS; and OPTIC ATROPHY may occur as well.
Entry Term(s)
Adamantiades-Behcet Disease
Behcet Disease
Behcet Triple Symptom Complex
Behcet's Disease
Behcet's Syndrome
Behçet Disease
Old Silk Route Disease
Triple Symptom Complex
Triple-Symptom Complex
NLM Classification #
WW 240
Public MeSH Note
2003; see BEHCET'S SYNDROME 1963-2002
History Note
2003 (1963)
Date Established
2003/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/01/16
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