Neurological Involvement in Behçet?s Disease
Handan Işın Ãzışık*, Sibel Altınayar*, A.Cemal Ãzcan*.
BehÃ§etâs Disease is an episodic disorder of unknown aetiology or pathogenesis, characterized by recurrent oral and
genital ulceration and panuveitis. Neurological involvement is well described in BehÃ§et Disease, with prevalance
rates of 2.2-50%. Neurological involvement most commonly is reported to manifest as brainstem or corticospinal
tract syndromes, increased intracranial pressure mostly related to venous sinus thrombosis or aseptic meningitis,
isolated behavioral symptoms, or isolated headache. The aim of this study was to report Neuro-BehÃ§et Disease,
describe their various characteristics and attempt to categorize the neurological presentations into characteristics
Key Words: BehÃ§etâs Disease, Neurological involvement, Neuroimaging.