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Behcet Syndrome (Behcet's Syndrome)

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.
Also Known As:
Behcet's Syndrome; Behcet Disease; Behcets Syndrome; Triple Symptom Complex; Triple-Symptom Complex
Networked: 148 relevant articles (13 outcomes, 12 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Erythema Nodosum
2. Arthritis (Polyarthritis)
3. Uveitis
4. Retinal Vasculitis
5. HIV Infections (HIV Infection)

Experts

1. Hatemi, Gulen: 2 articles (10/2013 - 09/2012)
2. Yang, Peizeng: 2 articles (06/2011 - 07/2009)
3. Yazici, H: 2 articles (07/2007 - 12/2004)
4. Lapadula, G: 2 articles (01/2005 - 07/2004)
5. Şahin, Alparslan: 1 article (09/2015)
6. Cinar, Yasin: 1 article (09/2015)
7. Cingü, Abdullah Kürşat: 1 article (09/2015)
8. Yüksel, Hatice: 1 article (09/2015)
9. Kaya, Savaş: 1 article (09/2015)
10. Türkcü, Fatih Mehmet: 1 article (09/2015)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Behcet Syndrome:
1. Thalidomide (Thalomid)FDA Link
2. ColchicineFDA LinkGeneric
3. SteroidsIBA
4. Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha (Tumor Necrosis Factor)IBA
5. AntigensIBA
6. Interleukin-6 (Interleukin 6)IBA
7. Prednisone (Sone)FDA LinkGeneric
8. Cyclophosphamide (Cytoxan)FDA LinkGeneric
9. Interleukin-8 (Interleukin 8)IBA
10. Platelet Aggregation Inhibitors (Antiplatelet Drugs)IBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Transplants (Transplant)
2. Autologous Transplantation
3. Plasma Exchange
4. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
5. Immunomodulation