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Behcet’s Syndrome

Behcet’s Syndrome - What is it for

​Behcet’s Syndrome, also called Behcet’s Disease, is a rare disease that mainly affects young adults. It causes inflammation in many parts of the body including the eyes, mouth, skin, genitals, joints, blood vessels and nervous system.

Behcet’s Syndrome can affect both males and females of all ages. The first symptoms often appear between the age of 20 and 30. The disease tends to be more severe in men and when the onset is at an earlier age.