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Year : 2021  |  Volume : 69  |  Issue : 5  |  Page : 1427--1429

Neuro-Behçet's Disease Mimicking Low-Grade Glioma Presenting with Drop Foot


1 Department of Neurosurgery, Adana City Training and Research Hospital, Adana, Turkey
2 Department of Neurosurgery, Cukurova University School of Medicine, Adana, Turkey
3 Department of Radiology, Gaziantep Medical Park Hospital, Gaziantep, Turkey
4 Department of Pathology, Patomer Pathology Laboratory, Gaziantep, Turkey
5 Department of Neurosurgery, Bahcesehir University School of Medicine, İstanbul, Turkey

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Kadir Oktay
Cukurova University School of Medicine, Department of Neurosurgery, Saricam District, Balcali Campus, Adana 01000
Turkey
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DOI: 10.4103/0028-3886.329568

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Behçet's disease is a multisystem inflammatory disease that manifests with oral–genital ulcers, skin lesions, arthritis, and ophthalmologic and neurovascular findings. Neurological involvement of Behçet's disease is called neuro-Behçet's disease, and it is a difficult entity to diagnose because of insufficient symptoms. We present a 26-year-old male patient with complaints of headache, dizziness, and drop foot in the right lower extremity. He underwent gross total tumor resection with the preliminary diagnosis of low-grade glioma, according to the preoperative magnetic resonance imaging. Histopathological examination and further investigation revealed an interesting neuro-Behçet's disease case because of the localization and clinical occurrence of the lesion.






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