Behcet Disease Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Dec 27, 2017
  • Author: Fatima A Alnaimat, MBBS; Chief Editor: Herbert S Diamond, MD  more...
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DDx

Diagnostic Considerations

Other conditions to consider are as follows:

  • Malignancy

  • HIV/AIDS

  • Hypercoagulable states (eg, protein C and S deficiency, factor V Leiden, hyperhomocysteinemia, prothrombin deficiency)

  • Alternate causes of uveitis

  • Viral and bacterial infections (eg, HSV infection, chancroid)

  • Nutritional/hematological deficiencies

  • MAGIC syndrome (mouth and genital ulcers with inflamed cartilage syndrome)

  • Reactive arthritis

  • PFAPA syndrome (periodic fever, aphthous-stomatitis, pharyngitis, adenitis syndrome)

  • Sarcoidosis

  • Drug reactions

Differential Diagnoses