Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Behcet's Syndrome Evaluation

An evaluation of Behcet's syndrome begins with a medical history and physical examination.

Physical findings in those with Behcet's syndrome include:

There are no specific tests for the diagnosis of Behcet's. The combination of laboratory tests, physical findings, patient history, and tissue biopsy is used to make the diagnosis of Behcet's.

Tests used for the evaluation for Behcet's syndrome may include:

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Last Updated: Dec 2, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Behcet's Syndrome References
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