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January 1964

Behcet's Disease With Neurologic Involvement: Report of a Case

Author Affiliations


From the Department of Dermatology, the Edward J. Meyer Memorial Hospital.

Arch Dermatol. 1964;89(1):81-85. doi:10.1001/archderm.1964.01590250087014

In summary, the clinical course of Behcet's disease, its histopathology, regional incidence, and occasional sibling occurrence, together with sporadic virus isolation, has suggested the theory of a virus etiology, but it has not been established. Virus studies would be of interest during the first three weeks in a suspected case. Behcet's disease with involvement of the central nervous system has a poor prognosis.