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American Behcet's Disease Association

Contact Information

Sandy McElgunn, President
PO Box 869
Smithtown, NY 11787-0869

1-800-723-4238 (Voice - Toll-free)
631-656-0537 (Voice)
480-247-5377 (FAX)

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The American Behcet's Disease Association, formerly the American Behcet's Association, Inc., was established in 1978 to find a cure for Behcet's disease and to gather and disseminate information about the disease to the public and health professionals. Behcet's disease is an inflammatory and ulcerative condition with periodic attacks that can have serious complications, such as loss of vision.


Serial publication: Newsletter, quarterly--news on research projects, treatments, patients, and organizational activities.


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Date Entered: 5/1/1997
Date Edited: 2/18/2013
Date Revised: 7/18/2006 12:12:09 PM
Health Referral Number: HR1640
Accession Number: DP91A0450

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