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Volume 31, Issue 1, March 2020




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Mediterr J Rheumatol 2020;31(1):78-80
Walking Instability in a Patient with Known Neuro-Behçet's Disease
Authors Information
1. Military School, 401 General Hospital of Athens, Greece
2. Rheumatology Department, 401 General Hospital of Athens, Greece
Abstract

A 53-year-old man with known history of Neuro-Behçet's Disease (NBD) presented to the Emergency Department with numbness on the left side of the body and the face. The patient was admitted to the Neurological Department and after a thorough investigation, the magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)of the brain revealed a lesion on the brainstem (rhombencephalitis). The case is presented due to rarity of the clinical picture and the good outcome. The therapeutic strategy and the modification of his medication is discussed.


https://doi.org/10.31138/mjr.31.1.78

Article Submitted: 11 Oct 2019; Revised Form: 6 Nov 2019; Article Accepted: 11 Nov 2019; Published 31 Mar 2020

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©Partalidou S, Tsiakalou V, Vassilakos I, Kassimos D.