This table lists symptoms that people with this disease may have. For most diseases, symptoms will vary from person to person. People with the same disease may not have all the symptoms listed. This information comes from a database called the Human Phenotype Ontology (HPO) . The HPO collects information on symptoms that have been described in medical resources. The HPO is updated regularly. Use the HPO ID to access more in-depth information about a symptom.
|Medical Terms||Other Names||
|80%-99% of people have these symptoms|
Tiredness[ more ]
Intermittent migraine headaches
Migraine headaches[ more ]
Muscle pain[ more ]
|Nausea and vomiting||0002017|
Inflammation of testicles
Extreme sensitivity of the eyes to light
Light hypersensitivity[ more ]
|Recurrent aphthous stomatitis||0011107|
Firm lump under the skin
|30%-79% of people have these symptoms|
Pain in stomach
Stomach pain[ more ]
|Abnormal blistering of the skin||
Blisters[ more ]
Mental disorientation[ more ]
Impaired gait[ more ]
Blood clot in vein
|5%-29% of people have these symptoms|
|Abnormal myocardium morphology||0001637|
|Abnormal pyramidal signs||0007256|
Blood clot in artery
Clouding of the lens of the eye
Cloudy lens[ more ]
|Cranial nerve paralysis||0006824|
Loss of developmental milestones
Mental deterioration in childhood[ more ]
Coughing up blood
|Increased intracranial pressure||0002516|
Swollen lymph nodes
Poor memory[ more ]
Pins and needles feeling
Tingling[ more ]
Renal failure in adulthood[ more ]
Noninflammatory retina disease
|Retrobulbar optic neuritis||0100654|
Increased spleen size
|Percent of people who have these symptoms is not available through HPO|
|Decreased level of D-mannose in urine||0410060|
Inflammation of iris
If you need medical advice, you can look for doctors or other healthcare professionals who have experience with this disease. You may find these specialists through advocacy organizations, clinical trials, or articles published in medical journals. You may also want to contact a university or tertiary medical center in your area, because these centers tend to see more complex cases and have the latest technology and treatments.
If you can’t find a specialist in your local area, try contacting national or international specialists. They may be able to refer you to someone they know through conferences or research efforts. Some specialists may be willing to consult with you or your local doctors over the phone or by email if you can't travel to them for care.
You can find more tips in our guide, How to Find a Disease Specialist. We also encourage you to explore the rest of this page to find resources that can help you find specialists.
Related diseases are conditions that have similar signs and symptoms. A health care provider may consider these conditions in the table below when making a diagnosis. Please note that the table may not include all the possible conditions related to this disease.
Conditions with similar signs and symptoms from Orphanet
Depending upon manifestations, infectious uveitis, relapsing polychondritis, sarcoidosis, antiphospholipid syndrome, Takayasu arteritis, Crohn disease or multiple sclerosis (see these terms) may be considered.
Visit the Orphanet disease page for more information.
Research helps us better understand diseases and can lead to advances in diagnosis and treatment. This section provides resources to help you learn about medical research and ways to get involved.
Support and advocacy groups can help you connect with other patients and families, and they can provide valuable services. Many develop patient-centered information and are the driving force behind research for better treatments and possible cures. They can direct you to research, resources, and services. Many organizations also have experts who serve as medical advisors or provide lists of doctors/clinics. Visit the group’s website or contact them to learn about the services they offer. Inclusion on this list is not an endorsement by GARD.
These resources provide more information about this condition or associated symptoms. The in-depth resources contain medical and scientific language that may be hard to understand. You may want to review these resources with a medical professional.
Autoinflammation 2013: The Seventh International Congress of FMF and Autoinflammatory Diseases Wednesday, May 22, 2013 -
Sunday, May 26, 2013
Location: Lausanne, Switzerland
Description: The goals of this meeting include the exchange of clinical and scientific information regarding the autoinflammatory diseases. This is likely to result in improvements in the diagnosis and treatment of these diseases. Past Congresses have resulted in new scientific collaborations, development of registries for patients with specific autoinflammatory disorders, and the initiation of multicenter clinical trials.
Contact: Daniel Kastner, M.D., Ph.D., firstname.lastname@example.org
Co-funding Institute(s): National Human Genome Research Institute, Office of Rare Diseases Research
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My granddaughter was diagnosed with Behcet's. She sleeps up to 16 hours a day. Is it common for individuals with Behcet's disease to be tired all of the time? See answer
My first episode of Behcet's disease was pretty mild. Is my next episode likely to be the same or progress to a more aggressive event? See answer
I have been diagnosed with Behçet disease. Although I have other symptoms, my eyes have been causing me the most trouble. Please tell me more about the ocular issues with Behçet disease and how they might be treated. See answer