Neuro-Behçet’s Disease

Aaron E. Miller and Teresa M. DeAngelis

in Neuroimmunology

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Published in print December 2011 | ISBN: 9780199732920
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199322862 | DOI:

Series: What Do I Do Now

Neuro-Behçet’s Disease

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Behçet’s disease is a multisystemic, inflammatory, likely vasculitic disease, typically involving recurrent orogenital mucocutaneous ulcerations, in addition to arthritic, ophthalmologic, and gastrointestinal as well as neurologic manifestations. In this chapter, we review the current concepts in pathophysiology and diagnostic criteria for Behçet’s disease. In addition, we discuss the typical neurological presentations—both inflammatory and vascular—and their respective therapeutic approaches.

Chapter.  1126 words. 

Subjects: Neurology

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