Neurologic involvement in Behçet's syndrome. A prospective study.

  title={Neurologic involvement in Behçet's syndrome. A prospective study.},
  author={Piraye Serdaroğlu and Hasan Yazici and Coşkun Ozdemir and Sebahattin Yurdakul and S Habib Mousavi Bahar and E. Aktin},
  journal={Archives of neurology},
  volume={46 3},
We investigated the prevalence and type of neurologic involvement in Behçet's syndrome in a prospective protocol. Of 323 consecutive patients with Behçet's syndrome seen during a 12-month period, 46 underwent neurologic evaluation because of headaches and/or neurologic symptoms and signs. Only 17 (5.3%) were found to have involvement of the nervous system. Hemispheric lesions were as common as brain-stem involvement. Headaches were of no clinical importance unless accompanied by other… CONTINUE READING

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