NEUROBEHÇET IN A YOUNG ADULT IN LIMA, PERU: CASE REPORT

Abstract

Behçet syndrome is a rare seronegative autoinmune disease with vasculitic affection of different width vessels. It’s main clinical manifestation is characterized by recurrent oral aphthous ulcers and numerous potential systemic features such as genital ulcers, ocular disease, skin lesions, neurologic disease, vascular disease, and arthritis; mostly in young males of the ancient silk road. We present a case of Neurobehçet with previous diagnosis of Behçet syndrome limited to cutaneous lesions and deep venous thrombosis; treated initially with intravenous Metilprednisolone, followed by pulses Cyclophosfamide and oral Prednisone, having a good clinic evolution since then. Key words: Neuro-Behçet; Multidisciplinary care; Diagnosis; Treatment . (source: MeSH NLM)

 

DOI: 10.25176/RFMH.v18.n2.1291

Published
2018-04-17