Definition of Silk Road disease
Silk Road disease: Behcet's disease. Called Silk Road disease because it is most common and more severe in people originating from countries along the Silk Road, the vast network of ancient trade routes connecting China with the Mediterranean Basin.Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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