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Epileptic Disorders

The Educational Journal of the International League Against Epilepsy

Electrophysiological findings in Rasmussen's syndrome Volume 18, numéro 1, March 2016

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Auteurs
Department of Neurology, Cerrahpasa School of Medicine, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey
* Correspondence: Department of Neurology, Cerrahpasa School of Medicine, Istanbul University, 34098 K.M.Pasa, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Mots-clés : Rasmussen syndrome, epilepsia partialis continua, myoclonus, startle response, long latency reflex
  • DOI : 10.1684/epd.2016.0804
  • Page(s) : 73-6
  • Année de parution : 2016

Background

Rasmussen syndrome is a rare, inflammatory and probably autoimmune disease presenting with epilepsia partialis continua which is generally in the form of myoclonic jerks and involves the upper extremities with or without head involvement. We sought to demonstrate the electrophysiological features in patients with Rasmussen syndrome.