What is Behçet's syndrome?
Behçet’s syndrome is a rare condition that causes a number of symptoms, including mouth and genital ulcers and eye inflammation. It's sometimes known as Behçet’s disease. Read more
What are the symptoms of Behçet's syndrome?
The symptoms of Behçet’s syndrome can include mouth and genital ulcers, skin problems and eye inflammation. Read more
Who gets Behçet’s syndrome?
Behçet’s syndrome affects men and women of all ages, but it’s most likely to develop in your 20s or 30s. Read more
What causes Behçet’s syndrome?
The symptoms of Behçet’s are caused by inflammation in your small blood vessels, though it’s not yet clear why this happens. Read more
What is the outlook for Behçet’s syndrome?
Behcet’s syndrome is a long-term condition but tends to go through phases when symptoms improve for a time. Read more
How is Behçet’s syndrome diagnosed?
There's no specific test to confirm a diagnosis of Behçet's, but tests can be helpful in ruling out other illnesses which may cause similar symptoms. Read more
What treatments are there for Behçet’s syndrome?
At present, there’s no cure for Behçet’s syndrome. However, various drug treatments can control the severity of your symptoms and improve your general well-being. Read more
Self-help and daily living for Behçet’s syndrome
Exercising your joints, keeping fit and eating a balanced diet will help ease the symptoms of Behçet’s syndrome. Read more
Research and new developments for Behçet’s syndrome.
Arthritis Research UK is funding a number of studies investigating the cause of fatigue, which can affect people with Behçet’s syndrome. Read more