RCPCH-BPSU series: Behcet's Syndrome in children and young people

Behçet’s syndrome is a rare multi-system inflammatory condition characterised by recurrent oral ulceration, genital ulceration, eye and skin involvement.

In this webinar, the panel of speakers will present the findings of the 2017 BPSU study.
Date: -
Time: -

Free to attend


  • Dr Clare Pain, Consultant Paediatric Rheumatologist, Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust, Lead of Paediatric Behcet’s service at Alder Hey and chief investigator on BPSU Behcet’s study
  • Dr Daniel Finn - StR in Oral Medicine, Liverpool University Dental Hospital 
  • Professor Robert Moots 
  • Professor Paul Brogan

Learning outcomes:

  • Understanding how UK children are affected by Behçet’s syndrome 
  • Improve knowledge of differential diagnoses and investigations of Behçet’s like presentations including recurrent oral ulceration 
  • Management of Behçet’s syndrome in children and young people 
  • The role of genetic testing and monogenic mimics 
  • How to manage recurrent oral ulceration


  • General paediatricians   
  • Paediatric trainees 
  • Community paediatricians 
  • Specialist paediatricians particularly rheumatology, gastroenterology, immunology, neurology, dermatology 
  • Geneticists
  • Oral medicine doctors and trainees 
  • Paediatric dentists and trainees 
  • Ophthalmologists 
  • GPs and GP trainees 
  • Public health doctors 
  • Dieticians 
  • Pharmacists 

It is also suitable for an international audience, with caveats on data (which is UK & Ireland) and treatment approaches which will be most relevant to the UK context.