Neuro-Behçet's disease: epidemiology, clinical characteristics, and management

  title={Neuro-Behçet's disease: epidemiology, clinical characteristics, and management},
  author={A. Al-araji and D. Kidd},
  journal={The Lancet Neurology},
  • A. Al-araji, D. Kidd
  • Published 2009
  • Medicine
  • The Lancet Neurology
  • Behçet's disease (BD) is a multisystem relapsing inflammatory disorder of unknown cause. In neuro-BD (NBD), the CNS can be involved in one or both of two ways: first, and most commonly, through the development of an immune-mediated meningoencephalitis, which predominantly involves the brainstem, but can also involve the basal ganglia, thalamus, cortex and white matter, spinal cord, or cranial nerves; and second, as a consequence of thrombosis within the dural venous sinuses. Headache is a… CONTINUE READING
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