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Descriptor English: Behcet Syndrome
Descriptor Spanish: Síndrome de Behçet
Descriptor síndrome de Behçet
Entry term(s) complejo sintomático triple
enfermedad de Behçet
Scope note: Enfermedad inflamatoria crónica poco frecuente que afecta a los vasos sanguíneos de pequeño tamaño. Es de etiología desconocida y se caracteriza por ulceraciones mucocutáneas en la boca y en la región genital y uveítis con hipopion. La forma neuroocular puede producir ceguera y la muerte. También puede haber SINOVITIS, TROMBOFLEBITIS, ulceras gastrointestinales, VASCULITIS RETINIANA y ATROFIA ÓPTICA.
Descriptor Portuguese: Síndrome de Behçet
Descriptor French: Maladie de Behçet
Entry term(s): Adamantiades Behcet Disease
Adamantiades-Behcet Disease
Adamantiades-Behcet Diseases
Behcet Disease
Behcet Triple Symptom Complex
Behcet's Disease
Behcet's Syndrome
Behcets Syndrome
Behçet Disease
Behçet Diseases
Complex, Triple Symptom
Complices, Triple Symptom
Disease, Adamantiades-Behcet
Disease, Behçet
Diseases, Adamantiades-Behcet
Diseases, Behçet
Old Silk Route Disease
Symptom Complex, Triple
Symptom Complices, Triple
Triple Symptom Complex
Triple Symptom Complices
Triple-Symptom Complex
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
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001528
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.
Annotation: in translations spell Behçet's, not Behcet's
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
Public MeSH Note: 2003; see BEHCET'S SYNDROME 1963-2002
History Note: 2003 (1963)
DeCS ID: 28255
Unique ID: D001528
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Date Established: 2003/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2020/01/16
Behcet Syndrome - Preferred
Concept UI M0002296
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.
Preferred term Behcet Syndrome
Entry term(s) Adamantiades Behcet Disease
Adamantiades-Behcet Disease
Adamantiades-Behcet Diseases
Behcet Disease
Behcet Triple Symptom Complex
Behcet's Disease
Behcet's Syndrome
Behcets Syndrome
Behçet Disease
Behçet Diseases
Complex, Triple Symptom
Complices, Triple Symptom
Disease, Adamantiades-Behcet
Disease, Behçet
Diseases, Adamantiades-Behcet
Diseases, Behçet
Old Silk Route Disease
Symptom Complex, Triple
Symptom Complices, Triple
Triple Symptom Complex
Triple Symptom Complices
Triple-Symptom Complex



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