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.
A form of panniculitis characterized by recurrent episodes of fever accompanied by the eruption of single or multiple erythematous subcutaneous nodules on the lower extremities. They normally resolve, but tend to leave depressions in the skin. The condition is most often seen in women, alone or in association with other disorders.
An erythematous eruption commonly associated with drug reactions or infection and characterized by inflammatory nodules that are usually tender, multiple, and bilateral. These nodules are located predominantly on the shins with less common occurrence on the thighs and forearms. They undergo characteristic color changes ending in temporary bruise-like areas. This condition usually subsides in 3-6 weeks without scarring or atrophy.
A characteristic symptom complex.
Study of stamps or postal markings. It usually refers to the design and commemorative aspects of the stamp.
Study of coins, tokens, medals, etc. However, it usually refers to medals pertaining to the history of medicine.
Inflammation of the EPIDIDYMIS. Its clinical features include enlarged epididymis, a swollen SCROTUM; PAIN; PYURIA; and FEVER. It is usually related to infections in the URINARY TRACT, which likely spread to the EPIDIDYMIS through either the VAS DEFERENS or the lymphatics of the SPERMATIC CORD.
The artery supplying nearly all the left half of the transverse colon, the whole of the descending colon, the sigmoid colon, and the greater part of the rectum. It is smaller than the superior mesenteric artery (MESENTERIC ARTERY, SUPERIOR) and arises from the aorta above its bifurcation into the common iliac arteries.
Skin diseases affecting or involving the cutaneous blood vessels and generally manifested as inflammation, swelling, erythema, or necrosis in the affected area.
Pathological outpouching or sac-like dilatation in the wall of any blood vessel (ARTERIES or VEINS) or the heart (HEART ANEURYSM). It indicates a thin and weakened area in the wall which may later rupture. Aneurysms are classified by location, etiology, or other characteristics.
A specific HLA-B surface antigen subtype. Members of this subtype contain alpha chains that are encoded by the HLA-B*51 allele family.
Semisynthetic antibiotic prepared by combining the sodium salt of penicillin G with N,N'-dibenzylethylenediamine.
A condition characterized by the dilated tortuous veins of the SPERMATIC CORD with a marked left-sided predominance. Adverse effect on male fertility occurs when varicocele leads to an increased scrotal (and testicular) temperature and reduced testicular volume.
A chromosome disorder associated either with an extra chromosome 21 or an effective trisomy for chromosome 21. Clinical manifestations include hypotonia, short stature, brachycephaly, upslanting palpebral fissures, epicanthus, Brushfield spots on the iris, protruding tongue, small ears, short, broad hands, fifth finger clinodactyly, Simian crease, and moderate to severe INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY. Cardiac and gastrointestinal malformations, a marked increase in the incidence of LEUKEMIA, and the early onset of ALZHEIMER DISEASE are also associated with this condition. Pathologic features include the development of NEUROFIBRILLARY TANGLES in neurons and the deposition of AMYLOID BETA-PROTEIN, similar to the pathology of ALZHEIMER DISEASE. (Menkes, Textbook of Child Neurology, 5th ed, p213)
A cluster of metabolic risk factors for CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES and TYPE 2 DIABETES MELLITUS. The major components of metabolic syndrome X include excess ABDOMINAL FAT; atherogenic DYSLIPIDEMIA; HYPERTENSION; HYPERGLYCEMIA; INSULIN RESISTANCE; a proinflammatory state; and a prothrombotic (THROMBOSIS) state. (from AHA/NHLBI/ADA Conference Proceedings, Circulation 2004; 109:551-556)
A recurrent disease of the oral mucosa of unknown etiology. It is characterized by small white ulcerative lesions, single or multiple, round or oval. Two to eight crops of lesions occur per year, lasting for 7 to 14 days and then heal without scarring. (From Jablonski's Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p742)
A lesion on the surface of the skin or a mucous surface, produced by the sloughing of inflammatory necrotic tissue.
A loss of mucous substance of the mouth showing local excavation of the surface, resulting from the sloughing of inflammatory necrotic tissue. It is the result of a variety of causes, e.g., denture irritation, aphthous stomatitis (STOMATITIS, APHTHOUS); NOMA; necrotizing gingivitis (GINGIVITIS, NECROTIZING ULCERATIVE); TOOTHBRUSHING; and various irritants. (From Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p842)
A specific HLA-B surface antigen subtype. Members of this subtype contain alpha chains that are encoded by the HLA-B*52 allele family.
Organic chemistry methodology that mimics the modular nature of various biosynthetic processes. It uses highly reliable and selective reactions designed to "click" i.e., rapidly join small modular units together in high yield, without offensive byproducts. In combination with COMBINATORIAL CHEMISTRY TECHNIQUES, it is used for the synthesis of new compounds and combinatorial libraries.
PRESSURE of the BLOOD on the ARTERIES and other BLOOD VESSELS.
A CALMODULIN-dependent enzyme that catalyzes the phosphorylation of proteins. This enzyme is also sometimes dependent on CALCIUM. A wide range of proteins can act as acceptor, including VIMENTIN; SYNAPSINS; GLYCOGEN SYNTHASE; MYOSIN LIGHT CHAINS; and the MICROTUBULE-ASSOCIATED PROTEINS. (From Enzyme Nomenclature, 1992, p277)
Evaluation undertaken to assess the results or consequences of management and procedures used in combating disease in order to determine the efficacy, effectiveness, safety, and practicability of these interventions in individual cases or series.
High molecular weight proteins found in the MICROTUBULES of the cytoskeletal system. Under certain conditions they are required for TUBULIN assembly into the microtubules and stabilize the assembled microtubules.
The number of times the HEART VENTRICLES contract per unit of time, usually per minute.
Chronic progressive degeneration of the stress-bearing portion of a joint, with bizarre hypertrophic changes at the periphery. It is probably a complication of a variety of neurologic disorders, particularly TABES DORSALIS, involving loss of sensation, which leads to relaxation of supporting structures and chronic instability of the joint. (Dorland, 27th ed)
The joint that is formed by the inferior articular and malleolar articular surfaces of the TIBIA; the malleolar articular surface of the FIBULA; and the medial malleolar, lateral malleolar, and superior surfaces of the TALUS.
The region of the lower limb between the FOOT and the LEG.
Annual statements reviewing the status of the administrative and operational functions and accomplishments of an institution or organization.
Californium. A man-made radioactive actinide with atomic symbol Cf, atomic number 98, and atomic weight 251. Its valence can be +2 or +3. Californium has medical use as a radiation source for radiotherapy.
Diseases characterized by loss or dysfunction of myelin in the central or peripheral nervous system.
Conditions characterized by loss or dysfunction of myelin (see MYELIN SHEATH) in the brain, spinal cord, or optic nerves secondary to autoimmune mediated processes. This may take the form of a humoral or cellular immune response directed toward myelin or OLIGODENDROGLIA associated autoantigens.
A species of CARDIOVIRUS which contains three strains: Theiler's murine encephalomyelitis virus, Vilyuisk human encephalomyelitis virus, and Rat encephalomyelitis virus.
An autosomal dominant defect of cardiac conduction that is characterized by an abnormal ST-segment in leads V1-V3 on the ELECTROCARDIOGRAM resembling a right BUNDLE-BRANCH BLOCK; high risk of VENTRICULAR TACHYCARDIA; or VENTRICULAR FIBRILLATION; SYNCOPAL EPISODE; and possible sudden death. This syndrome is linked to mutations of gene encoding the cardiac SODIUM CHANNEL alpha subunit.
A cutaneous disorder primarily of convexities of the central part of the FACE, such as FOREHEAD; CHEEK; NOSE; and CHIN. It is characterized by FLUSHING; ERYTHEMA; EDEMA; RHINOPHYMA; papules; and ocular symptoms. It may occur at any age but typically after age 30. There are various subtypes of rosacea: erythematotelangiectatic, papulopustular, phymatous, and ocular (National Rosacea Society's Expert Committee on the Classification and Staging of Rosacea, J Am Acad Dermatol 2002; 46:584-7).
Adverse cutaneous reactions caused by ingestion, parenteral use, or local application of a drug. These may assume various morphologic patterns and produce various types of lesions.
Diseases of the muscles and their associated ligaments and other connective tissue and of the bones and cartilage viewed collectively.
A pathological process characterized by injury or destruction of tissues caused by a variety of cytologic and chemical reactions. It is usually manifested by typical signs of pain, heat, redness, swelling, and loss of function.
Inflammation in which both the anterior and posterior segments of the uvea are involved and a specific focus is not apparent. It is often severe and extensive and a serious threat to vision. Causes include systemic diseases such as tuberculosis, sarcoidosis, and syphilis, as well as malignancies. The intermediate segment of the eye is not involved.

Autoantibodies to T cell costimulatory molecules in systemic autoimmune diseases. (1/725)

To determine whether antilymphocyte Abs to T cell costimulatory molecules are generated in patients with autoimmune diseases and, if they exist, to clarify the mechanism of their production and pathological roles, we investigated the presence of autoantibodies to CTLA-4 (CD152), CD28, B7-1 (CD80), and B7-2 (CD86) in serum samples obtained from patients with various autoimmune diseases and from normal subjects using recombinant fusion proteins. In ELISAs, anti-CD28, anti-B7-1, and anti-B7-2 Abs were rarely seen, whereas anti-CTLA-4 Abs were detected in 8.2% of the patients with systemic lupus erythematosus, 18.8% of those with rheumatoid arthritis, 3.1% of those with systemic sclerosis, 31.8% of those with Behcet's disease, 13.3% of those with Sjogren's syndrome, and 0% of healthy donors. This reactivity was confirmed by immunoblotting. More importantly, the purified anti-CTLA-4 Abs reacted with CTLA-4 expressed on P815 cells by flow cytometry. In addition, we found at least three epitopes on the CTLA-4 molecule. Furthermore, among the patients with Behcet's disease, uveitis was seen significantly less frequently in the anti-CTLA-4 Ab-positive patients. Taken collectively, these data indicate that anti-CTLA-4 autoantibodies are generated in systemic autoimmune diseases by an Ag-driven mechanism and may modulate the immune response in vivo by binding to CTLA-4 on T cells.  (+info)

The critical region for Behcet disease in the human major histocompatibility complex is reduced to a 46-kb segment centromeric of HLA-B, by association analysis using refined microsatellite mapping. (2/725)

The HLA-B51 allele is known to be associated with Behcet disease. Recently, we found a higher risk for Behcet disease in the MICA gene, 46 kb centromeric of HLA-B, by investigation of GCT repetitive polymorphism within exon 5 of MICA. The pathogenic gene causing Behcet disease, however, has remained uncertain. Here, eight polymorphic microsatellite markers, distributed over a 900-kb region surrounding the HLA-B locus, were subjected to association analysis for Behcet disease. Statistical studies of associated alleles detected on each microsatellite locus showed that the pathogenic gene for Behcet disease is most likely found within a 46-kb segment between the MICA and HLA-B genes. The results of this mapping study, and the results of an earlier study of ours, suggest that MICA is a strong candidate gene for the development of Behcet disease.  (+info)

Behcet's disease sera containing antiendothelial cell antibodies promote adhesion of T lymphocytes to cultured human dermal microvascular endothelial cells. (3/725)

Antiendothelial cell antibodies (AECA) have been detected in the sera of patients of autoimmune diseases showing vasculitis. Using IgM-ELISA, we found AECA in 42 (56%) of 75 sera samples from patients with Behcet's disease in a previous study. All of the 15 AECA-positive sera of Behcet's disease patients had an increased expression of the intercellular cell adhesion molecule-1 (ICAM-1), 93.3% of the sera induced the vascular cell adhesion molecule-1 (VCAM-1), and 100% of the serum induced the E-selectin molecule on human dermal microvascular endothelial cells (HDMEC). After stimulation of HDMEC with AECA-positive sera of Behcet's disease patients, the expression of ICAM-1 and VCAM-1 on HDMEC increased significantly at 4 hours, reaching a peak at 16 hours. Expression of E-selectin was induced at 1 hour after stimulation with a peak at 4 hours and it decreased thereafter. Adherence of T lymphocytes to HDMEC increased significantly after stimulation with AECA-positive sera from Behcet's disease patients. Also, the adherence of T lymphocytes to HDMEC increased at 4 hours and returned to its normal level at 48 hours. These results show that AECA-positive sera of Behcet's disease patients are capable of activating HDMEC to promote the adherence of T lymphocytes to increase the expression of ICAM-1, VCAM-1, and E-selectin on the cell surfaces. The whole process may play an important role in the pathogenesis of vasculitis in Behcet's disease.  (+info)

Childhood Behcet's disease: clinical features and comparison with adult-onset disease. (4/725)

OBJECTIVE: To study the clinical spectrum of Behcet's disease (BD) in childhood, in comparison to adult-onset disease. METHODS: Nineteen children, who fulfilled disease criteria up to the age of 16 yr, were studied. The results were compared to those of 34 adult patients with BD. An activity index and severity score were calculated for both study groups. RESULTS: The mean age of disease onset was 6.9+/-3.9 yr, similar ages of onset were found in males and females. The clinical spectrum of childhood BD resembled that of adult disease; however, the prevalence of certain manifestations was different between children and adults. Children with BD had significantly less genital ulcers, less vascular thromboses and more non-specific gastrointestinal symptoms, as well as central nervous system involvement and arthralgia. A relatively high prevalence of uveitis was found in childhood BD. The activity index and severity score were significantly lower in children than in adults. CONCLUSION: Our results point to a similar systemic expression of BD in children and adults; however, the disease seems to run a less severe course in children.  (+info)

Anti-Sa antibody in Chinese rheumatoid arthritis. (5/725)

OBJECTIVE: To test anti-Sa antibody in different autoimmune connective tissue diseases and analyze the relationship between Sa antibody and clinical manifestations and laboratory tests in rheumatoid arthritis. METHOD: Sa antigen was extracted from human placenta. Anti-Sa antibody was tested in 40 normal people and 478 connective tissue disease (CTD) patients using Western Blotting (WB). RESULTS: Sa antigen was a protein with molecular weights of 50 kD and 55 kD. Anti-Sa antibody was positive in 31.9% (61/191) rheumatoid arthritis (RA), 3.0% (2/67) Sjogren's syndrome (SS), 4.3% (2/46) systemic lupus erythmatosus (SLE) and 0% (0/66) Behcet's disease, 0% (0/60) polymyositis/dermatomyositis (PM/DM), 0% (0/66) other CTD and 0% (0/40) normal controls. Anti-Sa antibody was different from other auto-antibodies in RA. In rheumatoid arthritis its sensitivity, specificity, positive prediction rate, negative prediction rate were 31.9%, 98.6%, 93.8% and 68.5% respectively. Anti-Sa antibody positive patients were significantly different from anti-Sa antibody negative patients in moming stiffness, ESR, ANA and X-ray grade. CONCLUSION: Anti-Sa antibody was a new auto-antibody for the diagnosis of RA. Anti-Sa antibody positive patients seem to have more serious inflammation and more advanced disease process.  (+info)

Oligoclonal T cell expansions in patients with Behcet's disease. (6/725)

Behcet's disease (BD) is a multisystem disorder with oral and genital ulcers, mucocutaneous, ocular, joint, vascular and central nervous system involvement. In this study, the peripheral T cell repertoire was analysed in patients with BD with MoAbs against T cell receptor (TCR) Vbeta gene products in CD4+ and CD8+ T cell compartments, and these were compared with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients and healthy controls (HC). In the CD4+ T cell compartment, oligoclonal TCR Vbeta expression was observed in 56% of BD (10/18), 71% of RA (5/7) patients and 21% (3/14) of HC. In the CD8+ T cell group 50% of BD (9/18), 57% of RA patients and 28% of HC (4/14) had an oligoclonal TCR repertoire. An increase of TCR Vbeta5.1 subset was observed in five BD patients among CD8+ T cells. Other elevations of TCR Vbeta subsets were heterogeneously distributed with one to three different Vbeta subsets. Our results suggest an antigen-driven oligoclonal increase of T cells in BD. There was no overall increase in any Vbeta group to suggest a superantigen effect. Analysis of the responsible antigens causing the increase in T cell subsets may give insights into the aetiopathogenesis of BD and immunomodulation of these T cells may lead to new treatments.  (+info)

Neuro-Behcet's disease presenting with isolated unilateral lateral rectus muscle palsy. (7/725)

The authors present the clinical findings of a 30-year-old female and a 29-year-old male who both had isolated unilateral lateral rectus muscle palsy in neuro-Behcet's disease. The clinical feature related to isolated abduscens nerve palsy was identified by CT, systemic assessment and extraocular examination. These patients' constellation of findings appear to be unique: it does not follow any previously reported pattern of ocular manifestations of neuro-Behcet's disease.  (+info)

Association of MICA gene and HLA-B*5101 with Behcet's disease in Greece. (8/725)

PURPOSE: Behcet's disease (BD) is known to be associated with HLA-B51 in many different ethnic groups. Recently MICA, a member of a novel family of the human major histocompatibility complex (MHC) class I genes termed MIC (MHC class I chain-related genes), was identified near the HLA-B gene, and a triplet repeat microsatellite polymorphism was found in the transmembrane (TM) region. Because a strong association with BD of one particular MICA-TM allele, A6, was shown in a Japanese population, the present study was conducted to investigate microsatellite polymorphism in Greek patients with BD to know whether this association is generally observed in BD occurring in other populations. METHODS: Thirty-eight Greek patients with BD and 40 ethnically matched control subjects were examined for MICA microsatellite polymorphism using polymerase chain reaction (PCR) and subsequent automated fragment detection by fluorescent-based technology. RESULTS: Similar to the Japanese patients with BD, the phenotype frequency of the MICA-TM A6 allele was significantly increased in the Greek patients with BD (50.0% in control subjects versus 86.8% in BD cases), with an odds ratio (OR) of 6.60 (P = 0.0012). The MICA-A6 allele was found in a high frequency both in males and females (weighted OR = 6.68; P = 0.0017). No association was found between the A6 allele and several disease features. A strong association exists between the MICA-TM A6 allele and the B*5101 allele in both the control subjects and patients with BD (weighted OR = 44.39; P = 0.0000023). CONCLUSIONS: This study revealed in Greek patients a strong association of BD with a particular MICA-TM allele, MICA-A6, providing insight into the molecular mechanism underlying the development of BD.  (+info)

PED-BD COHORT 2013: EXPERT CONSENSUS CLASSIFICATION GIVES HIGHER SENSITIVITY THAN THE INTERNATIONAL STUDY GROUP CRITERIA TO DEFINE BEHCETS DISEASE IN CHILDREN ...
Objective: Behcets disease is a chronic inflammatory vasculitis. Vascular involvement is one of the major complications of Behcets disease, during the course of the disease. Previous studies showed that ACE inhibitors and statins may improve endothelial functions in endothelial dysfunction. The aim of our study is to compare the effects of atorvastatin and lisinopril to placebo on endothelial dysfunction in patients with Behcets disease. Patients and methods: We prospectively studied 92 (48 female) Behcets patients who were diagnosed according to the International Study Group criteria. Endothelial dysfunction was evaluated by brachial artery flow-mediated dilatation (FMD) method using high-resolution vascular ultrasound device at baseline and after for 3-month therapy. Patients were consecutively randomized into three groups as (atorvastatin (n = 31), lisinopril (n = 31), and placebo groups (n = 30). Patients in atorvastatin group received 20 mg atorvastatin, lisinopril group received 10 mg ...
Earlier, we reported that the microRNA (miR)-155 expression in dendritic cells (DCs) from Behcets disease (BD) patients was decreased and affected cytokine production of DCs. In this study, we investigated the mechanisms whereby miR-155 regulates cytokine production by DCs. The formation of autophagosomes in DCs was detected by transmission electron microscopy. Western blotting was used to detect the protein levels of LC3, Beclin-1, P62, p-mTOR, and p-Akt in DCs. TNF-α, IL-6, and IL-1β expression were investigated by ELISA. MiR-155 mimics were transfected to DCs to evaluate its effects on autophagy and cytokine production. RNA interference was used to downregulate the expression of TAB2. The formation of autophagosomes was found in DCs of active BD patients. The expressions of LC3-II, Beclin-1, and P62 were significantly increased in DCs of active BD patients compared to that of inactive BD patients and healthy controls. The expressions of IL-6, IL-1β, and TNF-α were significantly increased in DCs
The goal of this study is to examine the efficacy of 1gram/day intravenous pulses of methylprednisolone on 3 consecutive days in Behcets patients with ocular involvement. A total of 34 Behcets patients referring to Behcets clinic in Shariati hospital whose problem was confirmed with new international criteria of Behcets disease (ICBD) will be randomly assigned into one of the two equal groups of intervention or control. Behcets patients are those with ocular involvement who were under the same cytotoxic treatment with cyclophosphamide and azathioprine. For the patients in the intervention group, intravenous infusion of 1000 mg methylprednisolone in 100cc D/w 5% or 100cc D/w5% on 3 consecutive days will be added to treatment diet. Then treatment will begin with oral prednisolone, 0.5 mg/kg. After that, all the patients were followed up with no other therapeutic intervention by study group. The patients will be visited every 2 months by an ophthalmologist and study group for 6 months in 3 ...
Behcets Syndrome: Turkish dermatologist, Hulusi Behcet (1889-1948) recognized and reported in 1937 symptoms of Behcets syndrome.
Heat shock protein (HSP, 60/65 kDa) is investigated as a candidate autoantigen in Behcets disease (BD), a systemic vasculitis of unknown origin, and a prominent response to disease-specific epitopes of mycobacterial and human HSP60/65 is described in BD patients. In this study, long-term T cell lines from peripheral blood of BD patients (n = 6) and controls (n = 7) were stimulated with mycobacterial recombinant HSP and purified protein derivate (PPD) and expanded with IL-2. In the BD group, 15 out 27 and in the controls, 25 out of 35 PPD specific T cell lines have responded to the synthetic peptides of the human HSP60. Out of the primarily HSP-specific T cell lines, 17/23 in patients and 8/8 in controls did recognize a peptide of human origin. T cell lines specifically reactive to 136-150, 179-197, 244-258 and 336-351 could be raised with similar frequency in both groups. In contrast to a previous report, T cells also reacted to peptide 425-441 frequently in both groups. The results ...
Behcets disease (BD) is a chronic inflammatory disorder that can affect many systems in the body. Cardiac involvement increases the risk of cardiovascular mortality and occurs in 1%-5% of patients with BD. Ventricular arrythmias are believed to be the cause of this increased risk of cardiovascular mortality and it is also thought to be related with cardiac autonomic dysfunction. Heart rate turbulence (HRT) is a new predictor of cardiac autonomic activity. HRT is an independent and powerful predictor of mortality. In this study, we investigated the cardiac autonomic activity which can be determined by HRT in patients with BD. Forty patients with BD (20 men, mean age: 40 ± 9 years, range: 27-55 years) were diagnosed according to the International Study Group Criteria (ISGC) and gender and age matched healthy volunteers (20 men, mean age: 39 ± 8 years, range: 26-56 years) were included in this study. All of the participants (patients and controls) underwent 24 hours Holter electrocardiogram. HRT
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during their twenties, but in some cases, may develop in children. This syndrome is not common in the United States. The cause of this disorder is not known, but autoimmune disorders and viruses can play a role.. Almost all people with Behcets syndrome have repeated painful sores in the mouth, which are common first symptoms. Sores on the scrotum, penis, and vulva are painful; vaginas sores can be painless; other symptoms may appear months to years later. Repeated inflammation of the eye area (replasing iridocyclitis) produce hazy vision, eye pain, and sensitivity to light. Few other eye disorders may occur, such as uveitis, which may result in blindness, if it is not treated.. Pus-filled pimples and skin blisters progress in approx. 80% of individuals. About 50% of patients with Behcets syndrome may have a relatively mild, nonprogressive knee arthritis and other large joints. Vasculitis may result in formation of blood clots, strokes, aneurysm, and kidney damage. If the GI (gastrointestinal ...
Behcets syndrome is a rare condition where blood vessels all throughout the body become abnormally inflamed, explains Mayo Clinic. The disease is variable in where it produces symptoms and can...
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ICD-9 code 711.27 for Arthropathy in behcets syndrome involving ankle and foot is a medical classification as listed by WHO under the range - ARTHROP
No reasons for uveitis can be diagnosed in 30 - 40 % of the patients. Uveitis can result from factors like viruses, fungi and parasites and as well as it may develop as an indication of another disease in the body. For this reason in uveitis cases, different possible diseases shall be examined and various analyzes shall be conducted. Additionally, the uveitis may be concurrent with systemic diseases. Behcet Syndrome can be given as an example of this type. Yet, each uveitis case does not result from Behcet syndrome.. The other disease that may cause uveitis can be stated as: Infections (bacteria, virus, parasite or fungi) can spread from other parts to the eye (tuberculosis, syphilis, herpes, toxoplazmosis, etc), eye trauma, immune system disease, rheumatismal diseases and ulcerative colitis.. Behcet Syndrome is a disease which was firstly identified by Ord. Prof Dr. Hulusi Behcet in 1937 and which has three main manifestations as cankers in the mouth, uveitis in the eye and scars in the genital ...
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Vascular Behcets disease has a poor prognosis. This poor prognosis is due to postoperative complications including pseudoaneurysm with 50% occurrence after previous surgical repair of aneurysm especially at the site of surgery. It is suggested that the fragility of the vascular wall may play a major role in this recurrence. Recent studies have demonstrated the effectiveness of endovascular stent-grafting for recurrent aortic aneurysm in patients with Behcets disease. We present a recurrent aneurysm of the abdominal aorta at a previously scarred operative site in a known case of Behcets disease. We attempted an endovascular treatment.. ...
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4Prof. Dr., Gülhane Eğitim ve Araştırma Hastanesi, Göz Kliniği, Ankara - Türkiye Purpose: To investigate the feasibility of 3 different scoring systems (uveitis activation score (UAS), fl uorescein angiography scoring system (FASS), and the Behcet disease ocular attack score 24 (BOS24)) in the evaluation of Behcet and idiopathic uveitis with posterior segment involvement.. Material and Methods: This study enrolled 85 eyes with panuveitis or posterior uveitis. Forty-fi ve eyes which were associated with Behcet disease constituted Behcet group and 40 eyes which were not associated with any systemic disease constituted idiopathic group. Groups were similar (p>0.05) according to age, gender, anatomic localization, duration of disease, duration of follow-up, and best corrected visual acuity (BCVA). Three different uveitis scoring systems including UAS, FASS and BOS24 were compared between the groups. Correlations between BCVA and 3 scoring systems were also performed for each groups.. Results: ...
Purpose: Infliximab (Inflix), is an anti- TNFα monoclonal antibody, resolves effectively ocular inflammation in Behçets disease (BD) patients by suppressing inflammatory process via TNFα. It is reported that treatment with Inflix inhibits Th-cell differentiation into Th17 cells and promotes regulatory T cell production in BD patients with uveitis.,br /, In this study, we examined quantitative changes of cytokines produced by various Th cells specific for ocular tissue antigens before and after treatment with Inflix in BD patients with uveitis.. Methods: Eight BD patients with uveitis during treatment with infliximab were recruited in this study. Peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMCs) were obtained before infusion of infliximab and at 1 week after the infusion. PBMCs were also obtained from 10 healthy subjects as the control. Each sample was cultured for 48 hrs with IRBP, and supernatants were collected at the end of culture. IL-1β, IL-4, IL-6, IL-10, IL-17A, IL-17F, IL-21, IL-22, IL-25, ...
Behcets Disease is a rare immune-mediated small-vessel systemic vasculitis characterized by ocular problems and mucous membrane ulceration, and can also involve visceral organs such as the pulmonary, musculoskeletal, cardiovascular and neurological systems and the gastrointestinal tract. This is the forum for discussing anything related to Behcets Disease
Symptoms of Behcets disease vary from mild to severe, are chronic (long-lasting), and often come and go. Flares (worsening of symptoms) and remissions (improvement of symptoms) are common.
Interleukin 27 (IL-27) is an important regulator of the proinflammatory T-cell response. In this study, we investigated its role in the pathogenesis of Behçets disease (BD). IL-27 mRNA in peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMCs) was examined by performing RT-PCRs. Cytokine levels in sera or supernatants of PBMCs, naïve CD4+ T cells, dendritic cells (DCs) and DC/T cells were determined by enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay. We used RNA interference in naïve CD4+ T cells to study the role of interferon regulatory factor 8 (IRF8) in the inhibitory effect of IL-27 on Th17 cell differentiation. Flow cytometry was used to evaluate the frequency of IL-17- and interferon γ-producing T cells. The expression of IL-27p28 mRNA by PBMCs and IL-27 in the sera and supernatants of cultured PBMCs were markedly decreased in patients with active BD. A higher frequency of IL-17-producing CD4+ T (Th17) cells and increased IL-17 production under Th17 polarizing conditions were observed in patients with active BD. IL-27
Results Subjects without PPL were excluded before analyses. Demographic features and mean number of PPL according to site of body were summarized in Table-1. Mean number of total PPL were similar between BS and HS and significantly higher than in RA (p,0.001). Mean number of total PPL according to sex were similar in RA and HS but higher in male BS patients compared to female BS patients (p=0.04). When we analyzed the number of PPL according to different body sites, we observed that BS patients had significantly more lesions on the legs when compared to the RA patients and HS (p,0.0001). Number of PPL lesions tend to decrease as the patient ages in BS similar to RA and HS. When leg lesions were analyzed according to age, this difference remained in the age groups 31-50 and ,50 but not in the age group ≤30. Corticosteroid use did not impact the results. ...
The development of an ideal therapy to immunosuppress patients with Behcets disease, a cause of endogenous uveitis and a major cause of acquired blindness in adults, is an important research goal. Corticosteroids remain the mainstay of therapy for intraocular inflammation; however, many patients are intolerant or resistant to corticosteroid therapy. Although the etiology of Behcets disease is unknown, evidence suggests that an interleukin-2 receptor bearing auto-aggressive cells may play an important role in this disorder. Zenapax, a humanized anti-TAC (T-cell activated antigen) monoclonal antibody (HAT), has been utilized in Protocol # 96-EI-0096, a pilot Phase I/II study, to evaluate Zenapax administration in the treatment of patients with endogenous sight-threatening uveitis. Long-term results demonstrate a positive therapeutic trend in this trial. We propose a randomized masked pilot trial of Zenapax versus placebo. Twenty patients who are 18 years of age or older with Behcets disease ...
Rare chronic inflammatory disease involving the small blood vessels. It is characterized by mucocutaneous ulceration in the mouth and genital region. The neuro-ocular form may cause blindness and death.
Rare chronic inflammatory disease involving the small blood vessels. It is characterized by mucocutaneous ulceration in the mouth and genital region..
A 27 year old Caucasian receptionist presented with severe oropharyngeal and genital ulceration, and a pustular rash on the neck, back, and upper limbs in April 1999. She was a non-smoker with no family history of inflammatory bowel disease. Three months later she developed abdominal pain, bloody diarrhoea, 15 kg weight loss, and ankle synovitis. Her C reactive protein (CRP) was 72 mg/l; autoantibodies (including dsDNA) were negative. Barium follow through was normal. Colonoscopy revealed serpiginous and aphthoid ulceration in the hepatic flexure, descending, and sigmoid colon. The rectum was normal. Biopsy of a deeply ulcerated area at the hepatic flexure was reported as possible Crohns disease without granulomata. In view of the pustular rash and severe orogenital ulceration however a diagnosis of Behçets was made and she was treated with prednisolone 40 mg daily with modest improvement. Her weight remained unchanged (49 kg, body mass index (BMI) 17 kg/m2) and her CRP decreased to 45 ...
Introduction Behcets disease (BD) is a chronic inflammatory and multisystem vasculitis. Cardiac involvement is one of the major complications of BD. Cardiac involvement is sporadic in terms of its specific relationship to mortality. How to identify and follow up on cardiac-related...
Behcets disease (BD) is a widespread occlusive-type vasculitis with life-threatening manifestations. The vasculopathy of BD is unique and any type of vessel can be involved. Moreover, vascular lesions in BD represent an occlusive nature suggesting a hypercoagulable/prothrombotic state. The data concerning the genetic defects of the coagulation cascade are expanding. There is evidence of universal activation of haemostatic system in BD. Procoagulant markers of thrombosis are elevated reflecting intravenous excessive thrombin formation. Defective fibrinolysis with impaired fibrinolytic kinetics may have a role in the hypercoagulable/prothrombotic state of BD. Endothelial cell injury and/or pathological activation is well documented in BD. The aim of this paper is to review current literature knowledge and our experience regarding the unresolved complicated issues of genetic thrombotic defects, in vivo haemostatic markers, coagulation inhibitors, impaired fibrinolysis, and endothelial ...
This study investigated anti-TNF alpha agents (infliximab and adalimumab) in patients with severe and/or refractory Behcets disease.
Behcets Disease is common in the Middle East, Asia, and Japan. It is rare in the United States. In Middle Eastern and Asian countries, the disease affects more men than women. In the United States, it affects more women than men. Behcets Disease tends to develop in people in their 20s or 30s, but people of all ages can develop this disease. Behcets Disease is an autoimmune disease that results from damage to blood vessels throughout the body, particularly veins. In an autoimmune disease, the immune system attacks and harms the bodies own tissues.. The exact cause of Behcets Disease is unknown. Most symptoms of the disease are caused by vasculitis (an inflammation of the blood vessels). Inflammation is a characteristic reaction of the body to injury or disease and is marked by four signs: swelling, redness, heat, and pain. Doctors think that an autoimmune reaction may cause the blood vessels to become inflamed, but they do not know what triggers this reaction. Under normal conditions, the ...
Behcets disease is a condition that causes inflammation of the blood vessels, states the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases. The cause of the disease is unknown. It may be...
Books - This 320-page reference book on Behcets Disease has finally been reprinted, in a paperback version with all the text and photos of the original edition.
Throat ulcer remedies - I have been diagnostic throat ulcer! Now is taking anti-inflammation IV drugs, but the ulcer never gone! Any other treatment for me? Needs biopsy. Needs biopsy to assure not underlying cause. If that does not provide answer, evaluation by a rheumatologist may help. Unusual diseases, such as behcet syndrome would be considered.
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Purpose: To report the measurements of central corneal thickness (CCT) in uveitic eyes with Behcet disease (BD) and compare it with age-and sex-matched healthy controls. ...
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In the present study, multi‑slice CT results of patients with Behçets disease (BD) and vascular complications were retrospectively evaluated. From January 2016 to May 2018, 45 of 361 patients with BD were diagnosed with vascular involvement. The clinical background, laboratory parameters and response to therapy of those patients were assessed. The following characteristics of vascular aneurysms were analyzed: Maximum diameter, length, wall thickness, borders, luminal changes, mural thrombus, cystic change of the vessel walls, asymmetric bulging of the right part of the aortic wall (RP type) and calcific plaques. The 45 BD patients analyzed included 37 males and 8 females with a median age of 40 years (30‑49 years). Significant differences were observed among genders regarding age, ocular disorders and digestive‑tract ulceration. A total of 42 aneurysms were identified with a mean diameter of 43 mm. Most aneurysmal walls (88%) were homogeneously enhanced on contrast‑enhanced CT. ...
Results. The abnormal vergence pattern was observed in 12 patients with SZ, 1 patient with BD and 0 HC. Symptom appeared statistically more often in SZ patients than in BD patients and HC. SZ patients with vergence symptom performed significantly worst in oculomotor and dysarthia subscores of ICARS ...
It s the prime time of year for the first wave of pests to come visiting. Spring brings longer days, warmer temperatures and explosive growth on your favorite plants. Those same conditions are perfect for many insects to go from their overwintering, dormant state to their active stages. If you ve got bad bugs on or around your roses, it s a good bet that they re suckers, pests that feed by poking a hole in tissue and drawing out the plant fluid, or rasping (scraping away plant tissue) and sucking. These are the bad actors in the garden - not only do they cause direct damage to tender foliage and delicate blossoms, but as they suck out plant sap, many pump out a sweet, sticky substance called honeydew that collects on leaves and stems. That sugary substance attracts ants, and supports the growth of sooty mold, a black fungus, rendering it rather ugly and reducing photosynthesis. And to add insult to injury, the sucking insects sometimes transmit disease to roses in the process of feeding.. The ...
The first stage starts once contractions begin and continues until youre fully dilated, which suggests being dilated 10 centimeters, or 4 inches. This means your cervix has opened completely in preparation for childbirth. The second stage is that the active stage, during which you start to push downward. It starts with complete dilation of the cervix and ends with the birth of your baby. The third stage is also known as the placental stage. This stage begins with the birth of your baby and ends with the completed delivery of the placenta.. ...
The involvement of the nervous system in BS is heterogeneous as clinical and imaging data reveal. Currently it is unknown which factors determine or have a role in the development of neurological involvement, but some progress has been achieved in understanding the neurological spectrum of the syndr …
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We bd last night. This morning I got a positive opk and have ewcm today We will bd tonight then he goes out of town. Will this cover our basis?
Pathergy is a skin condition in which a minor trauma such as a bump or bruise leads to the development of skin lesions or ulcers that may be resistant to healing. Pathergy can also lead to ulcerations at the site of surgical incisions. Pathergy was seen with both Behçets disease and pyoderma gangrenosum. A highly similar phenomenon known as the Koebner phenomenon occurs in autoimmune diseases such as psoriasis and systemic lupus erythematosus, among others. Doctors looking toward a diagnosis of Behçets disease may attempt to induce a pathergy reaction with a test known as a Skin Prick Test. The inflammation and ulceration that occurs as a result of pathergy in pyoderma gangrenosum often responds to systemic steroid therapy. The pathergy reaction is a unique feature of Behçets disease and, according to the International Study Group for Behcets Disease, is among the major criteria required for the diagnosis. Different positive pathergy reaction rates in BD have been reported worldwide. ...
Behcet's syndrome is a systemic inflammatory disease associated with vasculitis, and arterial, venous and cardiac disorders. Thirty-eight Behcet's disease patients were examined prospectively with echocardiography, ultrasonography and computed tomography, and coagulation parameters were determined. Deep venous insufficiency was found in 16 patients, venous thrombosis in seven, one patient had iliac artery stenosis, three had carotid arterial intimal proliferation, two patients had aortic annulus dilatation, six had aortic valve insufficiency, and three had mitral valve insufficiency. None had coagulation defects. To decrease morbidity and mortality rates, a multidisciplinary approach is important for early diagnosis of cardiovascular involvement in Behcet's disease.
Behcets disease (BD) is a multisystemic disorder, which is characterized by recurrent oral aphthous ulcers, genital ulcers, uveitis, and skin lesion. Although intestinal involvement is an uncommon manifestation of the BD, it leads to a poor prognosis, as a result of a high complication, such as intestinal perforation, fistula formation, and massive hemorrhage. Intestinal BD has the tendency for the resistance to conventional medical treatment, and it often requires a surgical intervention because of severe complication. Although the causes of intestinal BD are unknown, some studies show that tumor necrosis factor Alpha (TNF-alpha) plays a key role in the pathogenesis of BD. Therefore, anti-TNF-alpha monoclonal antibody, such as adalimumab, is one of the useful treatment for refractory and relapsed intestinal BD. We describe a patient who had intestinal BD complicated enterocutanous fistula with a good response to adalimumab ...
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confused: Im 20 right now. doing my third year MBBS. since my childhood days i used to get repeated aphthous ulcers on and off.. when i got it for the first time, when i was a kid, my mom used to give me home treatment. since then, whenever i get aphthous ulcers, i used to follow that... but im not sure why i get this... I thought that it was due to b complex vitamin deficiency but i used to take it on and off... is there any suggetions about this ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - Epiglottic aphthous ulcers. AU - Hagiya, Hideharu. AU - Hanakawa, Hiroyuki. AU - Katsuyama, Takayuki. AU - Otsuka, Fumio. PY - 2014. Y1 - 2014. KW - Behçets disease. KW - Epiglottic aphthous ulcers. UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?scp=84905233559&partnerID=8YFLogxK. UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/citedby.url?scp=84905233559&partnerID=8YFLogxK. U2 - 10.2169/internalmedicine.53.2734. DO - 10.2169/internalmedicine.53.2734. M3 - Article. C2 - 25088901. AN - SCOPUS:84905233559. VL - 53. SP - 1731. JO - Internal Medicine. JF - Internal Medicine. SN - 0918-2918. IS - 15. ER - ...
Behcet disease is a sort of systemic vasculitis characterized by oral and genital ulcers as well as uveitis of the eye. Thoracic manifestations of Behcet disease include multiple bilateral pulmonary artery aneurysms that are of fusiform or saccul...
A 35-year-old Middle Eastern man presents to his dermatologist for painful oral and genital ulcers. He reports that he also is fatigued, has joint pain and stiffness in the morning. He is currently sexually active with two women but reports that all parties had sexually transmitted infection testing prior to engaging in any sexual activities. Physical exam reveals multiple aphthous ulcers and genital ulcers. He also has palpable purpura on his lower extremities that is concerning for vasculitis. He is sent for additional laboratory workup and given topical corticosteroids and colchicine. ...
Recurrent aphthous ulcers (canker sores) may initially appear as erythematous, indurated papules that erode to form sharply circumscribed necrotic ulcers with a gray, fibrinous exudate and an erythema... more
Behçets syndrome is an inflammatory disorder of unknown aetiology that involves arteries and veins of all sizes. Most cases are from the countries around the Mediterranean basin, the Middle East and east Asia, with the highest prevalence in Turkey.Clinical features-the disease typically presents in the second and third decades with recurrent oral ulcers (98% of cases), genital ulcers (85%), acneiform lesions (85%), pathergy reaction (60% in some countries), erythema nodosum (50%), uveitis (50%), arthritis (50%), thrombophlebitis (30%), and less commonly with arterial occlusion/aneurysm, central nervous system involvement or gastrointestinal lesions. A relapsing/remitting course is usual. Disease is more severe and mortality is higher in men. The diagnosis is clinical, laboratory findings are nonspecific and there is no specific diagnostic test for Behçets syndrome....
Author: Kimberly N. Powell, DDS, MS Aphthous mouth ulcers, known commonly as canker sores, can be very uncomfortable. Daily routines like eating, drinking, oral hygiene methods can cause pain. The cause of aphthous ulcers is unclear but can be triggered by stress, vitamin deficiency (B-12, zinc, folate, iron), food sensitivities, mouth trauma, hormonal changes, sodium lauryl sulfate found…
Canker sores are common in adults and children, and generally tend to cause discomfort, particularly during eating. Although several factors have been named as possible causes of aphthous ulcers, trauma is the most common trigger for them. It has also been observed that they appear in patients who are under stress, or those experiencing health problems. They have also been attributed to hormonal changes, and to some types of dietary deficiencies (ie, Vitamin B12, Iron, Folic Acid, etc.). Although there is no specific treatment for the ulcer itself, except for severe cases (where usually steroids are prescribed); treatment is usually focused on the pain caused by the ulceration. ...
Aphthous ulcers are more commonly known as canker sores. These are small painful ulcers that typically cause bad breath and craters in the mouth but should not be confused as being a form of cancer. They are most often found under the tongue or on the inside lining of the cheeks or lips. Usually they heal within two weeks and they dont normally leave a permanent mark or scar. They are identified by their red tip but are mostly white or yellow. Twenty percent of people experience these at some point in time.. There are three main categories of these ulcers - minor, major and herpetiform. The first type is found on the soft palate and the floor of the mouth and they are generally small and rather shallow. The second type is larger and deeper than the minor while the herpetiform are more intense are appear in larger numbers than the others. Individuals who experience the last form should be tested for HIV because this condition is a main cause of herpetiform ulcers.. These sores are more commonly ...
Canker sores, also known as aphthous ulcers, are a type of open sore that appears inside the mouth. According to some, the cause is unknown, but sometimes there is a clear cause. In this article we will look at what a canker sore is, what it is not, and some possible causes.
Many friends around me joked oral ulcers as pain, and we often get oral ulcers in our lives. That kind of taste is really uncomfortable. Oral ulcers are not a serious illness, but they come out to blame when people eat and talk, so painful that they cause autism and hunger strikes. Young woman checking herpes on her face In order to avoid the unbearable pain of life, how should we prevent the occurrence of oral ulcers? 1. Strengthen the diet and health, eat less fried foods, high-calorie fried foods have certain to the oral cavity Injury can cause oral ulcers. Eat less spicy, cold or hot food. These foods are very irritating and will damage the oral environment and cause oral ulcers. 2. Vitamin supplementation Generally, people who have oral ulcers will choose to take vitamin C tablets for treatment, but the role of vitamin C is to help wound healing. To make oral ulcers better, vitamin B2 is actually more important. In addition, zinc deficiency Can cause oral ulcers. Supplementing these trace ...
The Behcets Syndrome Centres of Excellence are prepared to accept recharges for patients following our agreed care path, where the centre has issued approval via the Behcets Centres of Excellence: Biologics Request Form.. Centres have the right to request documentary evidence to support the charges made.. Note: as with normal PbR arrangements the activity for the attendance at host units should be claimed through local commissioners.. For example, if a patient attends as a day case for an IV infusion this activity would be reported and claimed from local commissioners. However the cost of the biologic drug would be recharged to the Behcets Syndrome Centre of Excellence supporting this patient.. Providers need to ensure robust reporting and administration arrangements to ensure charges are appropriately levied. Data collection on the part of NHS England will facilitate ongoing audit.. ...
In This Article, we explain about the most common recurrent oral ulcer which are Apthous Ulcers. We will discuss Its causes, types and treatment.
Dikicier, BS; Erkin, A; Aydin, B; (2019). Behcets disease diagnosed by lower extremity ulcers. INTERNATIONAL WOUND JOURNAL, 16, 565- ...
Background: Delayed gastric emptying (DGE) is a common complication after pancreatoduodenectomy. The Intern | Thilo Welsch, M. Borm, L. Degrate, Ulf Hinz, M. W. | British Journal of Surgery |
That B*tch has photos of Rihanna hiding her mouth from the paps - and for good read reason. She has a canker sore (otherwise known as an Aphthous ulcer) on her lip and she doesnt want you to see it.. Canker sores can be rather unsightly and distressing, particularly to women like RiRi who rely on their looks for their livelihood.. Now the messy ones among us want you to believe she has Herpes Simplex (a cold sore). But I doubt it.. An Aphthous ulcer is a very common, recurrent skin condition that is not contagious like Herpes or MRSA. Almost 10% of the population suffers from Aphthous ulcers - mostly women. The cause is unknown.. If Rihanna does have Herpes, we wonder where she got it?. Looks like Chris is wondering too.. ...
Aphthous stomatitis or mouth ulcers (aka canker sores) can be be a real pain in the ass, well, mouth - those 5-20% of people occasionally suffering from it know
The aim of this paper is to review the effects of negative childhood experiences on the development and course of bipolar disorder (BD) and to discuss the involved mechanisms. The negative childhood experiences that may play a role in BD are critical or traumatic events including all kinds of abuse, loss of a parent or parents resulting from death, suicide, separation, divorce or prolonged separation. Previous studies indicate that in BD patients negative childhood events are more frequent than in control group. In BD patients these events are associated with an earlier onset and more severe course of the illness, including more frequent relapses, suicidal behavior, substance abuse and somatic diseases. This paper presents the possibility of the specific impact of individual events on the clinical outcome of BD. Mechanisms explaining the impact of negative childhood events on the development and course of BD include the interaction between biological predisposition and stress factors, the ...
Gulen Hatemi, M http://www.montfordpharmacy.com .D., Melike Melikoglu, M.D., Recep Tunc, M.D., Cengiz Korkmaz, M.D., Banu Turgut Ozturk, M.D., Cem Mat, M.D., Peter A. Merkel, M.D., Kenneth T. Calamia, M.D., Ziqi Liu, Ph.D., Lilia Pineda, M.D., Randall M. Stevens, M.D., Hasan Yazici, M.D., and Yusuf Yazici, M.D. Recurrent oral ulcers can be disabling and have a substantial effect on quality of life.g., glucocorticoids).1 The efficacy of colchicine has been debated. Apremilast…. ...
It is helpful for both organisms have been given previously. As a general practice. The primary goal is to three times per week for weeks, especially in younger age groups. Feedback loop mechanisms for the establishment of the etiologies of acute otitis media is reported as not only the peripheral bones of the. Ct may not seek medical care for recurrent oral ulcers recurrent oral. Sometimes that impact moves us toward health, and this number may be prominent symptoms abdominal pain, urinary tract infections.- there is a nondepolarizing paralytic administered approximately minute prior to being filtered are brought to each other, that they would normally account for many tachyarrhythmias, cardioversion remains the leading cause of vomiting and diarrhea must be deemed positive for uncomplicated skin and hair follicles. Such processes result in exercise capacity was due to the cell . Gupta r, allen f, tan e, et al lidocaine for most of the history is given. If the costal cartilages, while the chin ...
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Assessment Of Circulating Endothelial Cells And Their Progenitors As Potential Biomarkers Of Disease Activity And Damage Accrual In Behcets Syndrome Alberto Floris, Matteo Piga, Silvia Pinna, Maria Maddalena Angioni, Mattia Congia, Piero Mascia, Elisabetta Chessa, Ignazio Cangemi, Alessandro Mathieu, Alberto Cauli Rheumatology Unit, AOU University Clinic and University of Cagliari, Cagliari, ItalyCorrespondence: Matteo PigaRheumatology Unit, University Clinic AOU of Cagliari, SS 554, Monserrato, CA 09042, ItalyTel +390706754069Fax +39070513157Email [email protected]: To explore the potential role of circulating endothelial cells (CECs) and their progenitors (EPCs) as biomarkers of disease activity and damage accrual in patients with Behçets syndrome (BS), by using a standardised and reliable flow cytometry protocol.Patients and methods: CECs and EPCs were assessed in 32 BS patients and 11 gender/age/smoking habits matched healthy controls (HC). They were identified by flow cytometry as alive
An oral ulcer, or an ulcer in the mouth, is a painful lesion as a result of a complete break in the epithelium of mucous membrane. The body responds to this localized defect by producing fibrins, which fills and overflows in the crater formed by the break in mucous membrane, giving it a bubble-like protrusion from the rest of the mucosa. The presence of fibrin gives it the yellowish colour which could easily be mistaken as pus. Continue reading →. ...
Purpose : As there is no diagnostic test for Behçets Disease (BD), multidisciplinary assessment remains the gold standard for diagnosis. Nevertheless the 1990 International Study Group (ISG) clinical classification criteria are widely adopted. In 2014 a team from 27 countries described the New International Criteria for Behçets Disease (ICBD). The ICBD appeared discriminatory with a higher specificity for BD compared with the ISG criteria regardless of country and thought easy to use in a wide variety of settings. The major difference between criteria is that only oro-genital ulceration is required to make a diagnosis of BD using the new ICBD criteria. We wished to assess the potential impact of the proposed new ICBD criteria for BD in a UK setting. Methods : Patients attending the Birmingham Behçet Syndrome National Centre of Excellence were diagnosed according to multidisciplinary clinical assessment and using the ISG 1990 and the proposed 2014 ICBD criteria. Patient demographics, ...
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Uc A, Perito ER, Pohl JF, Shah U, Abu-El-Haija M, Barth B, Bellin MD, Ellery KM, Fishman DS, Gariepy CE, Giefer MJ, Gonska T, Heyman MB, Himes RW, Husain SZ, Maqbool A, Mascarenhas MR, McFerron BA, Morinville VD, Lin TK, Liu QY, Nathan JD, Rhee SJ, Ooi CY, Sellers ZM, Schwarzenberg SJ, Serrano J, Troendle DM, Werlin SL, Wilschanski M, Zheng Y, Yuan Y, Lowe ME. INternational Study Group of Pediatric Pancreatitis: In Search for a CuRE Cohort Study: Design and Rationale for INSPPIRE 2 From the Consortium for the Study of Chronic Pancreatitis, Diabetes, and Pancreatic Cancer (CPDPC). Pancreas. 2018 Nov/Dec;47(10):1222-1228. PMID: 30325861 ...
Patients had a mean age of 40.5 (range 4-90). They were predominantly males (n=413/801, 51.6%) of Asian ethnicity (n=577/784, 73.6%). Most patients had no symptoms (n=560/608, 92.1%) or prior known history (n=498/661, 75.3%) of systemic TB. Predominantly posterior distribution (n=294/783, 37.5%) of uveitis and its associated phenotypes are described. 96 patients (n=96/801, 12.0%) developed treatment failure. Only laterality of eye involvement (X2 = 6.13, p = 0.013), posterior uveitis (X2 = 20.5, p = 0.001), radiological imaging and vitreous cells (X2 = 4.52, p = 0.001) were significantly associated with positive response to ATT ...
BACKGROUND: Transforming growth factor β (TGFβ) is an important immunoregulatory cytokine in regulatory T cell (Treg) and Th17-mediated pathology, including uveitis due to Behçets disease (BD). Of the three isoforms, TGFβ2 is found at highest levels in the aqueous humour of uninflamed eyes. TGFβ signals through a cell-surface receptor comprising three subunits (TGFBR1, 2 and 3). TGFBR3 is considered necessary for TGFβ2 signal transduction, but not for other isoforms. A polymorphism in TGFBR3 (rs1805110) has previously been identified in Han Chinese patients with BD. We investigated the frequency of this polymorphism in a Caucasian population with BD and idiopathic intermediate uveitis (IIU).. METHODS: The single-nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) rs1805110 in TGFBR3 was genotyped in 75 BD patients, 92 IIU disease controls and 85 disease-free controls. The association with both diseases was analysed using Fishers exact test.. RESULTS: No significant difference in rs1805110 allele or genotype ...
In the most recent case, the infant was the term product of a full-term pregnancy and normal vaginal delivery. He had ritual Jewish circumcision including direct orogenital suction on day of life 8. On day of life 13, at a well-child visit, a rash was noted on and around genitals. The baby was treated with topical antibacterial ointment. On day of life 16, the baby returned to his provider for worsening rash, and a topical anti-fungal was added to the regimen. On day of life 18, lesions progressed to include the perineum and the right foot. HSV infection was suspected, and the infant was referred to a pediatric dermatologist. The next day, upon evaluation of the baby, the dermatologist, also suspecting HSV, collected specimens for direct visualization and for viral culture, and the baby was admitted to a hospital for treatment. The location of herpes lesions (on the genitals and on the foot, a dermatomal distribution reflecting involvement of sacral nerves), viral type (HSV type 1, which is ...
Results Thirty BD patients (15 female, 15 male) with a median age of 39,7±8,23 years were investigated in our study. The duration of BH was correlated to the scores of mental health domain of SF-36 (r = -,419, p,0,05) and RAPID3-pain (r =,374, p,0,05). The severity of BH was correlated to the body weight (r = -,389, p,0,05), the scores of physical function (r = -,401, p,0,05), bodily pain (r = -,406, p,0,05) domains of SF-36 and RAPID3-global status (r =,387, p,0,05). The correlations of severity and duration of BH and other scores of SF-36 and RAPID3 were poor (p,0,05). There were relationships between the domains scores of SF-36 and RAPID3 (p,0,05-p,0,001).. ...
MODEL RELEASED. Mouth ulcers. Aphthous ulcers (white, centre) on the palate in a 46-year-old mans mouth. Minor ulcers can be left to heal on their own, or treated with painkilling or steroid gels. - Stock Image C001/6700
A painful oral or esophageal sore of unknown cause that has a deep eroded base. Aphthous ulcers are common in persons living with HIV and are treated with corticosteroids. Thalidomide -- a drug used in Europe as a sedative before it was discovered that it caused birth defects -- is an experimental, alternate therapy ...
Canker sore is a small, shallow lesion that develops in your mouth or at the base of your gums. It is also called aphthous ulcer. Canker sore is usually white or yellow in the center and surrounded by …. Continue Reading about 5 Natural Remedies for Canker Sore → ...
Dr. Heidi Fowler answered: They usually resolve: W/o treatment. If you have a canker sore ( aphthous ulcer) you can rinse your mouth w warm salt water. Mix a...
Behcets disease is a type of chronic vasculitis (inflammation of blood vessels) that manifests itself through mouth, skin, eyes, and genital ulcers. It
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  • Turkish dermatologist, Hulusi Behcet (1889-1948) recognized and reported in 1937 symptoms of Behcet's syndrome. (targetwoman.com)
  • The disease was first described in the 1930s by a Turkish dermatologist, Hulusi Behcet, who noted a set of three symptoms: canker sores, genital ulcers and recurrent eye inflammation. (colgate.com)
  • In 1937, Hulusi Behcet, a Turkish dermatologist, described a disease associating uveitis (inflammation of the uvea, the middle coat of the eye comprising the choroid, ciliary body, and the iris) with genital and oral ulcers. (healthcentral.com)
  • In many cases, the symptoms of Behcet's syndrome last a few weeks and then go away, but they can return and also cause scarring. (reference.com)
  • What are the symptoms of Behcet's syndrome? (hellodoktor.com)
  • Because it is a chronic disease, symptoms of Behcet's syndrome may appear and disappear even while a patient undergoes treatment. (colgate.com)
  • The repeated symptoms of Behcet's syndrome may be too disruptive. (unitedhealthdirectory.com)
  • The symptoms of Behcet's syndrome all depend on the affected area of the body. (naturalcurefor.com)
  • Behcet's syndrome is a disease that involves vasculitis , which is inflammation of the blood vessels. (medlineplus.gov)
  • I have been suspected for behcet disease last year , I am having headache everyday since ch. (medhelp.org)
  • Anterior spinal cord syndrome in a patient with behcet's disease. (thefreelibrary.com)
  • Here we report a BD patient with spinal cord disease that is notable because he was presented with anterior spinal cord syndrome (ASCS). (thefreelibrary.com)
  • To determine the effectiveness of XOMA 052 as a treatment for inflammation in adults with the autoinflammatory diseases Familial Cold Autoinflammatory Syndrome (FCAS)/Muckle-Wells Syndrome (MWS) and Behcet's Disease. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • This exploratory study aims to examine the utility of the experimental drug candidate, XOMA 052 (XOMA (US), LLC) in the treatment of adult subjects with the autoinflammatory disorders familial cold autoinflammatory syndrome (FCAS) or Muckle-Wells Syndrome (MWS) associated with mutations in cryopyrin-encoding CIAS1 and in adult subjects with Behcet's Disease (BD), a disease which may be responsive to IL-1 blockade. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Behcet disease is a poorly understood disorder of inflammation in several organ systems including the gastrointestinal tract, the skin, the eye, and the genitalia. (arizona.edu)
  • Behcet disease (BD) is a systemic autoimmune vasculitis also of unknown cause. (kjim.org)
  • In the absence of a cure or a single test to definitely determine Behcet's syndrome or Behcet's disease , educate about the syndrome to seek prompt medical attention for treatment. (targetwoman.com)
  • Morbus Behcet or Silk Road disease is the other name for Behcet Syndrome or disease. (targetwoman.com)
  • Though the clinical feature of auto immunity is absent, Behcet's syndrome is classified as an autoimmune disease as it has various aspects related to autoimmune disease. (targetwoman.com)
  • Behcet's disease or Behcet's syndrome is a rare autoimmune disease that causes inflammation of blood vessels throughout the body. (colgate.com)
  • Behcet's (beh-CHETS) disease, also called Behcet's syndrome, is a rare disorder that causes blood vessel inflammation throughout your body. (mayoclinic.org)
  • Most references report that in early oral ulcers in Behcet's Disease (BD) (aka Behcet's syndrome, BS), there is an intense lymphomonocytic infiltration (mononuclear T-cells) around blood vessels, but as the ulcer ages, the infiltration of neutrophils (polymorphonuclear leucocytes (PMNL) or polymorphoneuclear neutrophils (PMN)) increases. (angelfire.com)
  • However, the genetic roles of these miRNAs remain unclear in Behcet's disease (BD) and Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada (VKH) syndrome. (cdc.gov)
  • Jugular Vein Thrombosis after Dental Extraction, from Lemierre's Syndrome to Behcet's Disease', TANAFFOS (Respiration) , 17(4), pp. 291-294. (tanaffosjournal.ir)
  • OBJECTIVE: Behcet s disease is a multisystemic, vascular-inflammatory disease of unknown origin. (tjn.org.tr)
  • In 14 patients, the diagnosis of Behcet s disease was present for 11.5 years, while four patients were newly diagnosed after admission. (tjn.org.tr)
  • MRI is a noninvasive diagnostic tool to confirm the involvement of the central nervous system and has an important role in confirming the stage of the illness in Behcet s disease. (tjn.org.tr)
  • MicroRNA-146a and Ets-1 gene polymorphisms in ocular Behcet's disease and Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada syndrome. (cdc.gov)
  • The purpose of this study is to assess whether Apremilast is safe and effective in the treatment of patients with Behcet Disease. (bioportfolio.com)
  • Treatment of the Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome in a Patient With Behcet's Disease Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome accompanying to Behcet's disease. (bioportfolio.com)
  • Recurrent Iliofemoral Venous Thrombosis in the Setting of May-Thurner Syndrome as the Presenting Symptom of Behcet's Disease. (bioportfolio.com)
  • Adalimumab for treatment of hemophagocytic syndrome following unrelated bone marrow transplantation in a boy with Behcet's disease and secondary myelodysplastic syndrome. (bioportfolio.com)
  • Neuro-Behcet's autoimmune disease, also commonly referred to as Behcet's syndrome, is a very rare disorder that causes chronic inflammation in blood vessels. (medicalmarijuanainc.com)
  • Currently, only the state of Illinois has approved medical marijuana for the treatment of Neuro-Behcet autoimmune disease. (medicalmarijuanainc.com)
  • In addition, a number of other states will consider allowing medical marijuana to be used for the treatment of Neuro-Behcet autoimmune disease with the recommendation from a physician. (medicalmarijuanainc.com)
  • Several states have approved medical marijuana specifically to treat "chronic pain," a symptom associated with Neuro-Behcet autoimmune disease. (medicalmarijuanainc.com)
  • The diagnosis of Behcet's syndrome depends on the physical examinations, because no laboratory tests may detect the syndrome. (unitedhealthdirectory.com)
  • Clinical manifestations and diagnosis of Behcet syndrome. (mayoclinic.org)
  • METHODS: Thirty-eight patients admitted to the Haydarpasa Numune Training and Research Hospital, Department of 1st Neurology and GATA Haydarpasa Training Hospital Neurology Department, Istanbul between 2003 and 2009 in the acute period and with the diagnosis of neuro-Behcet s syndrome were investigated. (tjn.org.tr)
  • 57 Familial Behcet-like autoinflammatory syndrome is an autosomal dominant disorder characterized by ulceration of mucosal surfaces, particularly in the oral and genital areas. (malacards.org)
  • An important gene associated with Autoinflammatory Syndrome, Familial, Behcet-Like is TNFAIP3 (TNF Alpha Induced Protein 3). (malacards.org)
  • Behçet's syndrome (BS) is a systemic inflammatory disorder with unknown etiology. (uzh.ch)
  • Myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) is a heterogeneous group of stem cell disorders of unknown etiology. (kjim.org)
  • Behcet's syndrome (BS) is a systemic vasculitis of unknown etiology. (istanbul.edu.tr)
  • Guillain-Barre syndrome (GBS), also known as an acute inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy, is an acute demyelinating polyradiculopathy of uncertain etiology. (bvsalud.org)
  • Behcet's Syndrome Society United Kingdom patient support group with information on the condition. (inter.rs)
  • If you have this condition, I strongly recommend that you join the Behcet's Syndrome Society . (netdoctor.co.uk)
  • Arthritis occurs in approximately 50% of cases and may precede, accompany or follow other manifestations of the syndrome. (irishhealth.com)
  • Systemic corticosteroids continue to be useful therapy for most manifestations of Behcet's syndrome. (healthcentral.com)
  • Dr. Yazici is also the Director of the Seligman Center for Advanced Therapeutics at the NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases and Director of the Behcet's Syndrome Evaluation, Treatment and Research Center at NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases. (vasculitisfoundation.org)
  • Interestingly, not much increased atherosclerosis is seen in Behcet's syndrome when compared to other inflammatory diseases. (medeniyet.edu.tr)
  • Diseases associated with GIMAP4 include Behcet Syndrome . (genecards.org)
  • Other common diseases it treats include familial Mediterranean fever which leads to recurrent fevers, and Behcet's syndrome which is characterized by recurrent oral and genital ulcers. (aocd.org)
  • Diseases associated with TXK include Behcet Syndrome and Leukoencephalopathy With Vanishing White Matter . (genecards.org)
  • Behcet's syndrome (BS) is a rare, chronic, relapsing multisystem vasculitis affecting arteries and veins of all sizes. (clinicaladvisor.com)
  • Behcet's syndrome (BD) is a controversial, chronic, and episodic condition that is autoimmune in origin and causes systemic vasculitis in the arteries and genital veins. (eurekaselect.com)
  • Those resembling erythema nodosum (EN) show small vessel vasculitis and perivascular lymphocytic and mononuclear cell infiltration and fibrin deposition in the vessel wall, while the punched out ulcers are characterized by a leucocytoclastic vasculitis (neutrophil infiltrate) with fibrinoid necrosis. (angelfire.com)
  • Behcet's syndrome (BS) is a systemic vasculitis, clinically characterized by different organ involvement and often complicated by thrombosis which occurs in vessels of all sizes. (istanbulc.edu.tr)
  • A rare form of ocular (eye) involvement in this syndrome is retinal vasculitis which presents with painless decrease of vision with the possibility of floaters or visual field defects. (wikipedia.org)
  • Autoimmune myasthenia gravis needs to be distinguished from congenital myasthenic syndromes. (medindia.net)
  • Inflammation of the vascular system from Behcet's syndrome can cause blood clots or even aneurysms, according to Mayo Clinic. (reference.com)
  • Pathologic examination showed chronic ulcerative inflammation with lymphocyte infiltration compatible with Behcet colitis ( Fig. 2 ). (kjim.org)
  • Sudden inflammation of the eyes is a common symptom of Behcet's syndrome. (targetwoman.com)
  • Behcet's syndrome involves inflammation of many areas. (naturalcurefor.com)
  • Other areas of body that can be affected by the inflammation of Behcet's syndrome include the retina, brain, joints, skin, and bowels. (naturalcurefor.com)
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS), can also occur in BD patients secondary to inflammation in the connective tissues , vessels, and tendons , as well as nerve involvement in BD itself. (bvsalud.org)
  • Behçet s syndrome is characterised by a triad of symptoms that includes oral and genital ulcers and eye inflammation. (irishhealth.com)
  • Steroids are frequently used in the management of Behçet s syndrome and their purpose is to reduce inflammation wherever it may arise. (irishhealth.com)
  • Inflammation of the eyes (anterior uveitis, posterior uveitis, or panuveitis) also affects individuals with Behçet's syndrome. (rarediseases.org)
  • Some individuals with Behçet's syndrome may develop small eruptions that resemble acne (acneiform eruptions) and/or inflammation that mistakenly appear to affect the hair follicles on the skin (pseudofolliculitis). (rarediseases.org)
  • In the mouth or genitals, Behcet's syndrome can cause open sores known as ulcers. (reference.com)
  • The most common symptom of Behcet's syndrome is the regular occurrence of ulcers in the mouth and genitals. (targetwoman.com)
  • Lachmann (1982) reports that in biopsies of oral lesions from patients with recurrent oral ulcers (ROU) and Bechet's syndrome, a significant deposition of immunoglobulin (Ig) was not detected. (angelfire.com)
  • In a single patient previously diagnosed with Behçet syndrome with recurrent oral aphthous ulcers, quadruple therapy (proton pump inhibitor, bismuth, tetracycline, and metronidazole), for histologically positive H pylori determined by upper gastrointestinal endoscopy, reduced the development of new ulcers and the frequency of recurrent attacks for less than 1 month. (medscape.com)
  • Behçet's syndrome is a rare multisystem inflammatory disorder characterized by ulcers affecting the mouth and genitals, various skin lesions, and abnormalities affecting the eyes. (rarediseases.org)
  • Individuals with Behçet's syndrome may also have recurring ulcers in the digestive tract. (rarediseases.org)
  • Behcet's syndrome is a condition in which ulcers develop on the genitals and in the mouth. (netdoctor.co.uk)
  • Behçet's syndrome is a condition in which ulcers develop on the genitals (male or female) and in the mouth. (netdoctor.co.uk)
  • This is a double-blind placebo controlled study targeting individuals with active Behcet's Syndrome who have oral ulcers and are resistant (have not responded after 4 weeks) to conventiona. (bioportfolio.com)
  • This may occur before, during, or after the onset of the other symptoms associated with Behçet's syndrome. (rarediseases.org)
  • Tocilizumab will be administered prior to transplantation in order to prevent the onset of cytokine release syndrome and its complications associated to peripheral blood haploidentical hem. (bioportfolio.com)
  • Behcet Syndrome is a medical condition in which a relapsing chronic inflammatory disorder that may produce painful, recurring skin blisters, mouth sores, swollen joints, or genital sores, occurs. (unitedhealthdirectory.com)
  • Behcet's syndrome is a rare inflammatory multisystem disorder that is genetically linked and is still under research to identify a suitable cure. (medindia.net)
  • His areas of interest are rheumatoid arthritis, early arthritis, patient reported outcomes, database and registry management and monitoring of arthritis patients in regard to clinical response and adverse events related to treatment and Behcet's syndrome. (vasculitisfoundation.org)
  • 4) Although subacute meningoencephalitis accounts for 75% of cases with parenchymal involvement, different syndromes might be encountered during the course of parenchymal NBD. (thefreelibrary.com)
  • In this study, we aimed to determine the cranial magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) patterns in patients diagnosed as parenchymal or nonparenchymal neuro-Behcet s syndrome who did not have headache. (tjn.org.tr)
  • ICD-9 code 711.27 for Arthropathy in behcet's syndrome involving ankle and foot is a medical classification as listed by WHO under the range -ARTHROPATHIES AND RELATED DISORDERS (710-719). (aapc.com)
  • Natalia P. de Oliveira Ribeiro, Alexandre R. de Mello Schier, Tamires M. Pessoa, Valeska M. Pereira, Sergio Machado, Oscar Arias-Carrion, Antonio E. Nardi and Adriana Cardoso, "Depression as a Comorbidity in Behcet's Syndrome", CNS & Neurological Disorders - Drug Targets (2014) 13: 1041. (eurekaselect.com)
  • Costello syndrome shows early phenotypic overlap with other disorders that involve MAP KINASE SIGNALING SYSTEM (e.g. (bioportfolio.com)
  • Celgen Corp's apremilast, which is pending approval in the USA for psioratic arthritis, is showing promise in the treatment of Behcet's syndrome. (pharmatimes.com)
  • About 50% of patients with Behcet's syndrome may have a relatively mild, nonprogressive knee arthritis and other large joints. (unitedhealthdirectory.com)
  • a trial of prophylactic penicillin treatment was found to decrease the number of acute arthritis episodes in patients with Beh?et's syndrome. (naturalcurefor.com)
  • 22. SLE, rheumatoid arthritis, Sjögren's syndrome. (wiley.com)
  • Of the two patients with nonparenchymal neuro-Behcet s syndrome, thrombosis was observed in the superior sagittal sinus in one and in the transverse sinus in the other. (tjn.org.tr)
  • Objectives: Lower extremity deep vein thrombosis (LEDVT) is a serious complication of Behcet's syndrome. (istanbulc.edu.tr)
  • citation needed] Neurological involvements range from aseptic meningitis to vascular thrombosis such as dural sinus thrombosis and organic brain syndrome manifesting with confusion, seizures, and memory loss. (wikipedia.org)
  • Almost all people with Behcet's syndrome have repeated painful sores in the mouth, which are common first symptoms. (unitedhealthdirectory.com)
  • In recent years, it's become clear that a lot of people with Behcet's syndrome are troubled by disabling headaches. (netdoctor.co.uk)
  • Sores on the eyes are a potential major complication of Behcet's syndrome and can lead to blindness if they appear on the retina. (reference.com)
  • Journal of Dr. Behcet Uz Children's Hospital" is indexed by the Web of Science-Emerging Sources Citation Index, EBSCO, Google Scholar, Microsoft Academic Search, T B TAK/ULAKB M, T rk Medline and the Turkish Citation Index. (behcetuzdergisi.com)
  • We aim to ascertain the possible involvement of functional IL10 and TNF-alpha promoter polymorphisms on the susceptibility to Behcet's syndrome (BS), to examine whether IL10 and TNF-alpha genotypes might work synergistically influencing susceptibility to BS. (istanbul.edu.tr)
  • Approximately 10%-20% of individuals with Behçet's syndrome also have involvement of the central nervous system. (rarediseases.org)
  • 88. The syndrome of acute encephalitis. (wiley.com)
  • In the digestive system, Behcet's syndrome can cause bleeding, abdominal pain and diarrhea. (reference.com)
  • In spite of active management of Behcet colitis, the abdominal pain persisted in a waxing and waning manner. (kjim.org)
  • Many patients with BD often complain about abdominal tenderness, bloating, and generic abdominal discomfort that closely mimics irritable bowel syndrome. (wikipedia.org)
  • Rett Syndrome is a neurodevelopmental disorder occuring exclusively in females. (unitedhealthdirectory.com)
  • Sweet''s syndrome or acute febrile neutrophilic dermatosis is a skin disorder with no specific cause. (medindia.net)
  • Impairment of the central nervous system is rare, and young adults can present with brain stem syndrome or hemiparesis. (tjn.org.tr)
  • 25. Behcet's syndrome and the nervous system. (wiley.com)
  • The earliest symptom of Behçet's syndrome is usually painful canker sores on the mucous membranes that line the mouth (aphthous stomatitis). (rarediseases.org)
  • In some cases, eye abnormalities may be the first symptom of Behçet's syndrome. (rarediseases.org)
  • He divides his time between seeing patients and running the Seligman center, conducting both industry and investigator initiated trials, in the areas of RA and Behcet's syndrome. (vasculitisfoundation.org)
  • This rare syndrome is caused by hypoperfusion of the anterior spinal artery, leading to ischemia in the anterior two thirds of the spinal cord, and to our knowledge has not been previously reported in patients with BD. (thefreelibrary.com)
  • The treatment of MDS-related Behcet colitis is usually diff icult to manage, and many patients eventually die of infection or hemorrhage. (kjim.org)
  • Iritis, posterior uveitis, retinal vessel occlusions, and optic neuritis can be seen in some patients with the syndrome. (medicowesome.com)
  • Johns Hopkins Medicine reports that the HLA-B51 gene is found in some patients with Behcet's syndrome, though the presence of the gene alone does not cause Behcet's. (colgate.com)
  • Skin hypersensitivity is seen in most Behcet patients with pus and redness of the skin developing within 24 hours at the site of a pinprick into sterile skin. (healthcentral.com)
  • Conclusion: Sweet syndrome should be kept in mind when erythematous rashes develop in patients with febrile neutropenia who have been using G-CSF for a long time and who have not been able to control their fever despite appropriate antibiotics and antifungals. (behcetuzdergisi.com)
  • We herein report a case of intractable MDS-related Behcet colitis that was successfully treated by allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT). (kjim.org)
  • There is no cure for Behcet Syndrome, but certain symptoms may generally be relieved by treatment. (unitedhealthdirectory.com)
  • Erythema Nodosum(EN)-like lesions involve painful, erythematous nodule on peritibial tissue as well as face, neck, forearms and buttocks areas that resolve without ulceration in 2-3 weeks. (clinicaladvisor.com)
  • Background Papulopustular lesions (PPL) are the most common skin lesions in Behçet's syndrome (BS). (bmj.com)
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