Behcet's Syndrome: Symptoms & Signs

Medically Reviewed on 9/29/2019

Behçet's syndrome is a rare condition that caused by inflammation of blood vessels throughout the body.

Signs and symptoms of Behçet's syndrome are variable and can include

Other associated signs and symptoms can include

The signs and symptoms can vary in severity over time and vary among different people with the condition.

Causes of Behçet's syndrome

Doctors don't understand the exact cause of Behçet's syndrome is not well understood, but it may be a type of autoimmune disorder.

Other behcet's syndrome symptoms and signs


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