Neurological Sciences

, Volume 30, Issue 5, pp 405–407 | Cite as

Aseptic meningitis as the sole manifestation of Behçet’s disease

  • Ryuji SakakibaraEmail author
  • Nobukiyo Koide
  • Masahiko Kishi
  • Emina Ogawa
  • Kohji Shirai
Case Report


We report a 33-year-old woman who had aseptic meningitis alone, without any other systemic manifestations, due to Behçet’s disease. Behçet’s disease should be listed as a differential diagnosis of acute aseptic meningitis because, in acute aseptic meningitis caused by Behçet’s disease, early treatment with corticosteroids could ameliorate this disorder.


Behçet’s disease Aseptic meningitis 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ryuji Sakakibara
    • 1
    Email author
  • Nobukiyo Koide
    • 2
  • Masahiko Kishi
    • 1
  • Emina Ogawa
    • 1
  • Kohji Shirai
    • 2
  1. 1.Neurology Division, Department of Internal MedicineSakura Medical Center, Toho UniversitySakuraJapan
  2. 2.Endocrinology and Metabolism Division, Department of Internal MedicineSakura Medical Center, Toho UniversitySakuraJapan

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