Transverse myelitis in Behcet's disease: a series of four cases and review of the literature


Bitik B., UÇAR M. , Tezcan M. E. , Mercan R., TUFAN A. , Kocer B., ...Daha Fazla

CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL RHEUMATOLOGY, cilt.31, sa.3, 2013 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Derleme
  • Cilt numarası: 31 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2013
  • Dergi Adı: CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL RHEUMATOLOGY

Özet

Objectives. Transverse myelitis (TM) is an uncommon neurologic condition characterised by the segmental involvement of the spinal cord. Although its etiology is unknown, a well established list of associations have been described, many items of which point towards an autoimmune and vasculitic process. TM is also a rare complication of Behcet's disease (BD), an autoimmune process. Herein we present 4 cases of TM associated with BD.