Inflammatory (non-infectious) lesions
Reviewer: Charu Thakral, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 16 June 2013, last major update February 2013
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- Rare, immune-mediated systemic vasculitis that often presents with mucous membrane ulceration and ocular problems
- Most common in Middle East and Japan
- Primarily a clinical diagnosis; affects skin, oral mucosa and eyes with triple symptom complex of recurrent oral aphthous ulcers, genital ulcers and uveitis
- May involve visceral organs
- May be fatal due to ruptured aneurysms or neurological manifestations
- Leukocytoclastic vasculitis
End of Oral cavity > Inflammatory (non-infectious) lesions > Behcet’s disease
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