The International Study Group for Behcet's Disease has recommended that recurrent oral ulceration be a prerequisite for a definitive diagnosis, together with two of the following: genital ulcers, skin lesions, eye lesions, and skin hypersensitivity reaction (pathergy test).
What does BD stand for?
BD stands for Behcet's Disease
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Researchers have identified four new regions on the human genome associated with Behcet's disease, a painful and potentially dangerous condition found predominantly in people with ancestors along the Silk Road.
Karen, who suffers from Behcet's disease, which affects her movement, commutes from Thorne, South Yorks, to her job as an office nurse in Sheffield.
7 billion euros and a long history of successful innovation and collaborations, global franchises in diabetes and cardiovascular disease and established operations in the geographical regions where Behcet's disease is most prevalent," Mr.
In June 2010, XOMA announced positive results from an open-label pilot study of XOMA 052 in seven patients with Behcet's disease who were suffering from vision-threatening disease exacerbations, known as uveitis, despite maximal doses of immunosuppressive medicines.
In June 2010, XOMA announced positive results from an open-label pilot study of XOMA 052 in Behcet's disease patients who were suffering from vision-threatening disease exacerbations, known as uveitis, despite maximal doses of immunosuppressive medicines.
Behcet's disease makes the body's normal inflammatory immune response overactive and destroys blood vessels - leading to severe mouth and genital ulcers and skin lesions, and even blindness.