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July 1990

The MAGIC Syndrome (Mouth and Genital Ulcers With Inflamed Cartilage)

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Dermatology, University of Cincinnati (Ohio) College of Medicine. Dr Orme is now in private practice in North Ogden, Utah. Drs Barich and Brown are now in private practice in Hamilton, Ohio.

Arch Dermatol. 1990;126(7):940-944. doi:10.1001/archderm.1990.01670310102016

• We describe a 42-year-old man with features of both Behçet's disease and relapsing polychondritis. The term MAGIC syndrome (mouth and genital ulcers with inflamed cartilage) has previously been used to describe similarly affected patients. We discuss the diagnostic criteria and pathogenetic mechanisms.

(Arch Dermatol. 1990;126:940-944)