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Journal of the Korean Neurological Association 2006;24(4): 367-371.
선행성 기억상실을 주증상으로 나타낸 신경베체트씨병 1예
서정화, 윤고운 박민정 박경원 김재우
동아대학교 의과대학 신경과학교실
A Case of Neuro-Behcet's Disease Presenting as Anterograde Amnesia
Jung Hwa Seo
Department of Neurology, Dong-A University College of Medicine, Busan, Korea
Anterograde amnesia in Behcet's disease is a rare occurrence. A 50-year-old man presented with anterograde amnesia. He had been suffering multiple oral aphthous ulcers and genital ulcers with erythema nodosum. A neurological examination revealed prominent anterograde memory disturbance. Brain MRI revealed high signal intensity lesions involving the anterior thalamus, posterior part of the basal ganglia and the mesial temporal lobe. We report a rare case of Behcet's disease manifesting severe anterograde amnesia resulting from thalamic and mesial temporal lesions. KeyWords:Neuro-Behcet's disease, Anterograde amnesia