Neuro-Behçet's disease manifesting as a neoplasm-like lesion--case report.

  title={Neuro-Behçet's disease manifesting as a neoplasm-like lesion--case report.},
  author={Hirochika Imoto and Takafumi Nishizaki and Kenichiro Nogami and Kenichi Sakamoto and Sadahiro Nomura and Tatsuo Akimura and Tokio Matsunaga and Michiyasu Suzuki},
  journal={Neurologia medico-chirurgica},
  volume={42 9},
A 50-year-old man presented with neuro-Behçet's disease (NBD) manifesting as a large neoplasm-like lesion affecting the brainstem, basal ganglia, and white matter of the cerebral hemisphere. He had no history of disease except for psychoneurosis. On admission, neurological examination found left hemiparesis and dysarthria. Magnetic resonance (MR) imaging showed multiple small ring-like enhancement in the basal ganglia, brainstem, and deep white matter. Biopsy of the mass was performed… CONTINUE READING