Clinical characteristics of pediatric-onset neuro-Behcet disease.
Neurologic involvement in the pediatric population with Behçet disease (BD) is limited to case reports. The aim of this study is to examine the frequency and type of neurologic involvement in pediatric patients with BD.
Istanbul University, Cerrahpasa School of Medicine, Department of Neurology, Istanbul, 34093 Turkey firstname.lastname@example.org.
This article was published in the following journal.
- PubMed Source: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22076549
- DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1212/WNL.0b013e318238edeb
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