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Neuronal autoantibodies in patients with Rasmussen's encephalitis Volume 18, issue 2, June 2016

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Authors
1 Department of Neurology, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, Istanbul University,
2 Department of Neuroscience, Institute of Experimental Medicine, Istanbul University,
3 Department of Neurology, Okmeydani Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
* Correspondence: Bedia Samanci Department of Neurology, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, Istanbul University, Capa-Fatih, Istanbul, Turkey
a Authors contributed equally

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.