Behcet's syndrome is a disease that involves vasculitis, which is inflammation of the blood vessels. It causes problems in many parts of the body. The most common symptoms are:
- Sores in the mouth
- Sores on the sex organs
- Other skin sores
- Swelling of parts of the eye
- Pain, swelling and stiffness of the joints
More serious problems can include meningitis, blood clots, inflammation of the digestive system and blindness.
- Behcet's Syndrome (National Library of Medicine)Behcet's syndrome is a disease that involves vasculitis, which is inflammation of the blood vessels. It causes ... and blindness. Doctors aren't sure what causes Behcet's. It is rare in the United States, but ...
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