Neuronal autoantibodies in patients with Rasmussen's encephalitis

Samanci B. , Tekturk P., Tuzun E. , Erdag E., KINAY D., Yapici Z., ...More

EPILEPTIC DISORDERS, vol.18, no.2, pp.204-210, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 18 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1684/epd.2016.0829
  • Title of Journal : EPILEPTIC DISORDERS
  • Page Numbers: pp.204-210
  • Keywords: anti-neuronal antibodies, autoimmunity, neuronal autoantibodies, Rasmussen's encephalitis, Rasmussen syndrome, RECEPTOR ANTIBODIES, CLINICAL-FEATURES, FOCAL EPILEPSY, GLUR3


Aim. Rasmussen's encephalitis (RE) is a rare disease with unknown pathophysiology. To disclose whether anti-neuronal autoimmunity participates in the aetiology of RE, various neuronal autoantibodies (NAAbs) were investigated in sera of patients with RE and controls.