Rasmussen's encephalitis: an autoimmune disorder?


Journal Article

Rasmussen's encephalitis is a rare progressive pediatric epileptic syndrome. Recent evidence from experimental animals and patients with the disease suggests an important role for both humoral- and cell-mediated immune mechanisms in the pathogenesis of this disease. The glutamate receptor subunit, GluR3, may be an important autoantigen in the disease.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Andrews, PI; McNamara, JO

Published Date

  • April 1996

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 9 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 141 - 145

PubMed ID

  • 8782983

Pubmed Central ID

  • 8782983

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1350-7540


  • eng

Conference Location

  • England