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Journal of Case Reports
Neuro-Behcet's Masquerading as Movement Disorder
Selva Pilaparambil Hamza, Saleem Akhtar, Tirupur Chinnappan Ramalingam Ramakrishna, Kanagaraju Chetty
Department of Neurology, K. G Hospital and Post Graduate Institute, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India.
Corresponding Author:
Dr. Selva Pilaparambil Hamza
Email: selvasneivar@gmail.com
Received: 18-OCT-2018 Accepted: 07-DEC-2018 Published Online: 30-DEC-2018
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17659/01.2018.0079
Background: Behçet’s disease was described as a three-symptom complex comprising uveitis, oral aphthous and genital ulcerations. It is a multi-systemic, recurrent, inflammatory disorder of unknown etiology. CNS involvement occurs in 10-25% of the patients with Behçet’s disease. Movement disorders have rarely been reported in neuro-Behcets. Case Report: Here in, we are  reporting a rare case of neuro-Behcets presenting as acute chorea and dystonia. Conclusion: We are presenting case with movement disorder and neuropsychiatric manifestation in form of depression, dystonia, chorea in Behcet’s disease.
Keywords : Behcet’s Syndrome, Chorea, Dystonia, Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders Associated with Streptococcal Infections.
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