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Autoimmune epilepsies.

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PURPOSE OF REVIEW: To review the recent literature describing the detection and clinical importance of serum antibodies in patients with various epilepsies and other seizure-related disorders. RECENT FINDINGS: Auto-antibodies to the NMDA, GABAB and AMPA receptors and to LGI1, CASPR2 and Contactin-2, components of the voltage-gated potassium channel complex, have been detected in the serum of patients with seizures. These antigenic targets are ion channels, receptors and accessory proteins im...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
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Author
Journal:
Current opinion in neurology More from this journal
Volume:
24
Issue:
2
Pages:
146-153
Publication date:
2011-04-01
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EISSN:
1473-6551
ISSN:
1350-7540
Language:
English
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pubs:241571
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uuid:fda30465-6400-4800-9fe3-92d669100b32
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pubs:241571
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241571
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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