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Glycine receptor antibodies in a boy with focal epilepsy and episodic behavioral disorder

Abstract:

A wide range of clinical presentations including neuromuscular disorders and autoimmune encephalopathies is being recognized to be associated with various autoantibodies. Glycine receptor (GlyR) antibodies have so far been found mainly in adult patients with phenotypes comprising progressive encephalomyelitis with rigidity and myoclonus or stiff-person syndrome. We report a four-year-old boy who presented with a two-year-history of drug-resistant focal epilepsy with unusual seizure semiology,...

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10.1016/j.jns.2014.05.014

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Wuerfel, E More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience
Woodhall, M More by this author
Brockmann, K More by this author
Publisher:
Elsevier
Journal:
Journal of the Neurological Sciences
Volume:
343
Issue:
1-2
Pages:
180-182
Publication date:
2014-08-15
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EISSN:
1878-5883
ISSN:
0022-510X
URN:
uuid:afd23e26-f0df-43bc-bc8f-1bb4e97fdef4
Source identifiers:
478916
Local pid:
pubs:478916

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