›› 2010, Vol. 30 ›› Issue (9): 1160-.doi: 10.3969/j.issn.1674-8115.2010.09.034

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Research progress on genetics of Behcet's disease

XUE Ting-jun, reviewer;ZHOU Zeng-tong, reviser   

  1. Department of Oral Mucosa, Shanghai Key Laboratory of Stomatology, The Ninth People's Hospital, Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Medicine, Shanghai 200001, China
  • Online:2010-09-25 Published:2010-09-27
  • Supported by:

    Shanghai Science and Technology Committee Foundation, 08DZ2271100


Behcet's disease, also named as Behcet's syndrome, always involves oral mucosa, eyes and genitals. It is an autoimmune disease with undetermined etiology. The occurrence of Behcet's disease varies in regions and races, and exhibits the tendency of familial aggregation. Therefore, the researches on genetics of Behcet's disease play an important role in the early diagnosis and exploration of novel treatment methods. The research progress on genetics of Behcet's disease is reviewed in this paper.

Key words: diseases of oral mucosa, Behcet′s disease, genetics