What is the prevalence of Behçet disease in the US?

Updated: Dec 21, 2020
  • Author: Nicole Davey-Ranasinghe, MD; Chief Editor: Herbert S Diamond, MD  more...
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The prevalence of Behçet disease in the United States is reported as 0.12-0.33 case per 100,000 population. [28] However, data from the study of residents of Olmsted County, Minnesota over a 45-year period identified a prevalence of 5.2 cases per 100,000 population. [29]


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