Acute aseptic meningitis and diffuse myelitis as the presenting features of neurological Behcet disease

G. M. Mullins, M. Elamin, Shiv Saidha, E. Ali, L. Jennings, T. J. Counihan, M. Hennessy

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Abstract

We report an explosive presentation of neurological Behcet disease, in an Irish male patient. We present the clinical and radiological findings in our patient and discuss a novel and effective therapeutic approach. We review other treatment modalities of patients with neurological involvement.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1702-1704
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Clinical Neuroscience
Volume16
Issue number12
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 2009
Externally publishedYes

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Myelitis
Aseptic Meningitis
Behcet Syndrome
Therapeutics

Keywords

  • Behcet disease
  • Infliximab
  • Meningoencephalitis
  • Myelitis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology
  • Neurology
  • Physiology (medical)

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Acute aseptic meningitis and diffuse myelitis as the presenting features of neurological Behcet disease. / Mullins, G. M.; Elamin, M.; Saidha, Shiv; Ali, E.; Jennings, L.; Counihan, T. J.; Hennessy, M.

In: Journal of Clinical Neuroscience, Vol. 16, No. 12, 12.2009, p. 1702-1704.

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Mullins, G. M. ; Elamin, M. ; Saidha, Shiv ; Ali, E. ; Jennings, L. ; Counihan, T. J. ; Hennessy, M. / Acute aseptic meningitis and diffuse myelitis as the presenting features of neurological Behcet disease. In: Journal of Clinical Neuroscience. 2009 ; Vol. 16, No. 12. pp. 1702-1704.
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