Behçet's disease

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Named for Hulusi Behçet (1889-1948), a Turkish dermatologist who studied the disease in 1924.

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Behçet’s disease ‎(uncountable)

  1. (pathology) A multi-system disorder involving ulcerations on the mouth and sometimes the genitals, notorious for causing hypopyon uveitis (actually a rare symptom).

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