The Turkish Journal of Pediatrics 2014 , Vol 56 , Num 2
A Patient with Behçet’s Disease Presenting with Acute Urinary Retention
Departments of 1Pediatric Nephrology, 4Pediatric Neurology, and 5Radiology, Dr. Sami Ulus Children’s and Maternity Hospital, and 2Keçiören Training and Research Hospital, and 3TOBB University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey. E-mail: Behçet’s disease (BD) is a multisystemic inflammatory disorder of unknown etiology. Neurologic involvement is known to be the most devastating feature of BD. The frequency and types of neurologic involvement in the pediatric age group are not clear, and the available information is limited to case reports. Here, we report a BD patient who presented with urinary incontinence as the initial feature of spinal cord involvement. Keywords : Behçet’s disease, urinary retention, spinal cord.
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