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Behcet's Syndrome Incidence

Facts about Behcet's syndrome:

  • Behcet's is more common in Japan and the Northeastern Mediterranean regions, but its exact cause remains unknown.
  • It is most common in the 30 to 40 age groups.

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Last Updated: Feb 27, 2008 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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