Behcet’s syndrome

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Risk factors

Turks, Asians, middle easterners

Presentation

  • Recurrent oral ulcers
  • Recurrent genital ulcers
  • Uveitis
  • E. nodosum

Diagnosis

  • Recurrent oral ulcers + 2 or more:
  • Genital ulcers
  • Eye lesions (anterior and posterior uveitis)
  • Retinal vascularization
  • Skin lesions (e.nodosum, acneiform nodules, papulopustular lesions)
  • Pathergy test +

Treatment

Corticosteroids (do not prevent progression to blindness and dementia)