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Definition: Autoimmune small-(and rarely) large vessel systemic inflammation of blood vessels (i.e., vasculitis). Commonly presents with oral mucous membrane ulceration, genital ulcers, and uveitis.

Synonym(s): morbus Behçet, Behçet disease

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