Transverse myelitis in a patient with Behcet's disease: favorable outcome with a combination of interferon-alpha

ÇALGÜNERİ M., Onat A. M. , ÖZTÜRK M. A. , Ozcakar L. , ÜRETEN K., Akdogan A. , ...Daha Fazla

CLINICAL RHEUMATOLOGY, cilt.24, ss.64-66, 2005 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 24 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2005
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1007/s10067-004-0944-1
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.64-66


We report here on a 24-year-old patient with Behcet's disease who had been diagnosed with acute transverse myelitis. He was successfully treated with a combination regimen of a steroids, cyclophosphamide, and interferon-alpha. The treatment strategy with specific emphasis on interferon-alpha is discussed in the light of the pertinent literature.