Neuro-Behcet Disease and Neuro-Sweet Disease

2000 Japanese Journal of National Medical Services  
NEURO-BEHcET DISEASE AND NEURO-SWEET DISEASE Kinya HISANAGA We propose that there is an entity "neuro-Sweet disease" that is like neuro-Behcet disease, but with more benign recurrent encephalitis and mucocutaneous symptoms, characterized by neutrophilic dermatitis without vasculitis, an association with HLA-B 54, and a high responsiveness to corticosteroid therapy. From a therapeutic point of view, it is important to note the existence of such corticosteroid-effective cases, since the therapy
more » ... y aggravate symptoms including uveitis in classic neuro-Behcet disease.
doi:10.11261/iryo1946.54.487 fatcat:wsntbdsvbfebrgmuwtebx3cj3u