Inflammatory VEXAS Syndrome May Not Be So Uncommon
(MedPage Today) -- VEXAS syndrome, a newly discovered inflammatory disease that has rheumatologic and hematologic features caused by mutations in the UBA1 gene, may be as common as Behcet's disease or myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS), researchers... (Source: MedPage Today Rheumatology)
Source: MedPage Today Rheumatology - January 24, 2023 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

Consumer Health: What do you know about these 3 rare rheumatic diseases?
September is Rheumatic Disease Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn about three rare rheumatic diseases: Behcet's disease, Churg-Strauss syndrome and Takayasu's arteritis. Behcet's disease Behcet's disease, also called Behcet's syndrome, is a rare disorder that causes blood vessel inflammation throughout your body. The disease may be an autoimmune disorder, which means the body's immune system mistakenly attacks some of its own healthy cells. It's likely that genetic and environmental factors play a… (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - September 14, 2022 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Fall risk in patient with Behcet's disease and related factors - Uzkeser H, Kul A, Arslan Y.
OBJECTIVE: Balance disorders and related falls can cause serious situations that affect the lives of a large number of people and may even be fatal. We have not found any studies about fall risk in Beh ├žet's disease in the literature before. In this trial,... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 24, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Behcet's Syndrome Presenting With Pulmonary Artery Thrombosis Behcet's Syndrome Presenting With Pulmonary Artery Thrombosis
This case demonstrates how early detection of vascular involvement can have a major impact on the prognosis of patients with Behcet ' s syndrome.Journal of Medical Case Reports (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Journal Article Source Type: news

What is a Lipschultz Ulcer?
Discussion Acute genital ulcers (AGU) are much less common in sexually-naive women than sexually experienced or active women. The differential diagnosis of AGU is large. For sexually active women Herpes simplex virus is the most common cause. Sexually transmitted infections are also included in this differential. In addition to the pain, AGUs can cause distress for the patient and family as possible sexual abuse must be considered. The differential diagnosis of AGU in non-sexually active women includes: Aphthosis Lipschutz ulcer Idiopathic Autoimmune or inflammatory diseases Behcet disease Bullous pemphigoid Inflammato...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - February 8, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Behcet's Syndrome
Title: Behcet ' s SyndromeCategory: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/13/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General)
Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General - January 13, 2021 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

Behcet Disease: Overview Video Behcet Disease: Overview Video
Behcet disease is a type of immune-mediated vasculitis that can affect small, medium, or large arteries or veins. This video covers key aspects of the condition, including diagnosis and treatment.Osmosis (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 31, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Med Students Commentary Source Type: news

Efficacy and Safety of Apremilast for Behcet's Syndrome Efficacy and Safety of Apremilast for Behcet's Syndrome
Apremilast may be a safe and effective option for treating refractory oral ulcers in patients with Behcet ' s disease.Rheumatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Otezla May Give Oral Ulcer Relief in Patients With Recurrent Aphthous Stomatitis Otezla May Give Oral Ulcer Relief in Patients With Recurrent Aphthous Stomatitis
A drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in July to treat oral ulcers in patients with Behcet ' s syndrome may be a candidate for helping people with treatment-refractory recurrent aphthous stomatitis, according to correspondence from Swiss doctors published Wednesday online in The New England Journal of Medicine.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - November 15, 2019 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Dental & Oral Health News Source Type: news

FDA OKs Apremilast (Otezla) for Oral Ulcers of Behcet's Disease FDA OKs Apremilast (Otezla) for Oral Ulcers of Behcet's Disease
The oral phosphodiesterase-4 inhibitor is the first FDA approval for this indication.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology News Alert Source Type: news

Metabolomic Alterations Associated With Behcet's Disease Metabolomic Alterations Associated With Behcet's Disease
A new study explores the potential of serum metabolites as diagnostic biomarkers for Behcet ' s disease.Arthritis Research & Therapy (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Behcet's Syndrome: Treatment Guidelines Updated (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Controversies include use of biologics for ocular disease, anticoagulation for DVT (Source: MedPage Today Rheumatology)
Source: MedPage Today Rheumatology - April 11, 2018 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

Behcet's Syndrome: European Treatment Guidelines Updated (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Controversies include use of biologics for ocular disease, anticoagulation for DVT (Source: MedPage Today Rheumatology)
Source: MedPage Today Rheumatology - April 11, 2018 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

What Causes White Nails?
Discussion The nail matrix covers the area of the nail plate, and extends proximally in a crescent moon shape with the edges of the crescent extending proximally and inferiorly toward the underlying bone. The nail matrix is a multilayered epithelium that physiologically produces keratinization and gives rise to the nail plate. The distal matrix forms the lower 2/3s of the nail plate and the proximal matrix forms the upper 1/3 of the nail plate. the thickness of the nail plate is proportion to the matrix’s thickness. The nail plate’s free edge contour follows the shape of the nail’s lunula. Melanocytes occ...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - November 6, 2017 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Behcet's Syndrome
Title: Behcet's SyndromeCategory: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/19/2016 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General)
Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General - August 19, 2016 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news