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Behçet syndrome: a contemporary view
In this review, the authors discuss the emerging, most-recent evidence on the etiology, manifestations and epidemiology of Behçet syndrome [read more]. Nat Rev Rheumatol 2018; 14: 107–119. doi: 10.1038/nrrheum.2017.208
This retrospective cohort study concludes that the revised 2014 ICBD criteria were more sensitive in diagnosis than ISG 1990, and Behçet’s disease is best diagnosed by multidisciplinary clinical assessment.
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Recognising that although epigenetic studies in vasculitis are still in their infancy, the authors review the most recent data on these mechanisms to better understand the pathogenesis of this disease.