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Serial MRI findings in a relapsing–remitting form of neuro-Behçet's disease

A case report
Published:September 13, 2004DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/S0899-7071(03)00284-5

      Abstract

      We describe a case of neuro-Behçet's disease (NBD) characterized by recurrent attacks of neurologic deficit. T2-weighted images showed a high signal intensity lesion with extensive edema in the right thalamolenticular region, midbrain, and pons as well as the cerebral white matter. After a relapse of the disease, MRI demonstrated a high signal intensity in the left thalamus, internal capsule, and midbrain. These MRI abnormalities showed marked resolution with steroid treatment. We observed sequential MRI findings in a patient with a relapsing–remitting form of NBD who had parenchymal CNS involvement, and we examined the correlation among the MRI findings and clinical features during the clinical course.

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