Meningeal involvement in Behçet's disease: MRI

  title={Meningeal involvement in Behçet's disease: MRI},
  author={Anna Gum{\'a} and Carlos Aguilera and Juan Jos{\'e} Acebes and Jorge Arruga and Lu{\'i}s A. Caral Pons},
Behçet's disease is a multisystem disease that involves the central nervous system up to half of cases. Presentation with neurologic symptoms occurs in 5 % of cases and cerebral venous thrombosis is one of its major manifestations. A feature not previously reported is progressive meningeal thickening with involvement of both optic nerves. We report a patient with cerebral venous thrombosis, meningeal thickening and contrast enhancement on MRI. This patient had two other unusual features… CONTINUE READING

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