Behcet’sdisease: state of art

Behcet's disease is a rare systemic vasculitis which affects different types of vessels (variable vasculitis). The presence of oral aphthous ulcers that relapse at least 3 times per year with any two of the following symptoms: relapsing genital ulcers, ocular lesions (anterior and posterior uveitis, cells in corpus vitreum, retina vasculitis), skin lesions (erythema nodosum, pseudofolliculitis, papulopustular rash, acneifofm dermatitis in postadolescence patients not receiving glucocorticoids) and positive pathergy test allow to diagnose Behcet's disease.

Key words

Behcet's disease, systemic vasculitis, diagnosis, treatment.