Neuro-Behçet's disease: factors hampering proper diagnosis.


Journal Article

We reviewed the clinical course of nine patients with neuro-Behçet's disease to assess difficulties in making this diagnosis. Factors delaying proper diagnosis included lack of accurate history and physical examination, lack of recognition of an underlying systemic syndrome and its relationship to the neurologic symptoms, presence of intermittently normal CSF studies, and use of noncontrasted neuroimaging techniques.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Devlin, T; Gray, L; Allen, NB; Friedman, AH; Tien, R; Morgenlander, JC

Published Date

  • September 1995

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 45 / 9

Start / End Page

  • 1754 - 1757

PubMed ID

  • 7675240

Pubmed Central ID

  • 7675240

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0028-3878

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1212/wnl.45.9.1754


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States