The effects of the disease may include blindness, stroke
, swelling of the spinal cord, and
intestinal complications. The disease is common in Japan, Turkey and Israel, and less common in the United States.
Is there any treatment?
Treatment for Behcet's disease is symptomatic and supportive. Medication may be prescribed to reduce inflammation and/or regulate the immune system. Immunosuppressive therapy may be considered.
What is the prognosis?