Chapter 14. Rasmussen's Encephalitis

  1. Bernadette Kalman and
  2. Thomas H. Brannagan III
  1. Bernadette Kalman

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470692363.ch14

Neuroimmunology in Clinical Practice

Neuroimmunology in Clinical Practice

How to Cite

Kalman, B. (2007) Rasmussen's Encephalitis, in Neuroimmunology in Clinical Practice (eds B. Kalman and T. H. Brannagan), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470692363.ch14

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 2 OCT 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405158404

Online ISBN: 9780470692363

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Keywords:

  • encephalitis;
  • seizures;
  • immune activation;
  • dysfunction;
  • electroencephalogram

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Clinical characteristics

  • Immune abnormalities

  • Pathology

  • Electroencephalogram, EEG

  • Imaging

  • Cerebrospinal fluid, CSF

  • Diagnostic criteria for RE

  • Treatment

  • Summary

  • References