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Behçet’s syndrome (disease)

Syndrome characterized by simultaneously or successively occurring recurrent attacks of genital and oral ulceration and uveitis or iridocyclitis with hypopyon, often with arthritis; a phase of a generalized disorder, occurring more often in men than women, with variable manifestations, including dermatitis, erythema nodosum, thrombophlebitis, and cerebral involvement.

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