Epileptic Syndromes With Possible Immunological Mechanisms (Rasmussen Encephalitis, FIRES, West Syndrome, Landau-Kleffner Syndrome)

Kinay D., Tekturk P.

EPILEPSI, cilt.22, ss.14-29, 2016 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier


Some of childhood epileptic syndromes reminds immunological etiologies with their good response to immuno-therapy and histopathological findings. These syndromes, such as Rasmussen encephalitis, FIRES, West syndrome, and Landau-Kleffner syndrome each of which are proceeding with severe epileptic encephalopathy are discussed with their physiopathological, clinical, EEG, laboratory, treatment and prognostic characteristics by the help of current literature.