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Rasmussen's Encephalitis

Rasmussen's Encephalitis: Introduction

Rasmussen's Encephalitis: Rasmussen's encephalitis is a rare progressive neurological disorder, characterized by frequent and severe seizures, loss of motor skills and ... more about Rasmussen's Encephalitis.

Rasmussen's Encephalitis: Rare possibly-autoimmune brain condition. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Rasmussen's Encephalitis is available below.

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Causes of Rasmussen's Encephalitis

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Prognosis for Rasmussen's Encephalitis

Prognosis for Rasmussen's Encephalitis: Prognosis for individuals with Rasmussen's encephalitis varies. Untreated, the disorder may lead to severe neurological deficits including mental retardation and paralysis. In some patients surgery decreases seizures. However, most patients are left with some paralysis and speech deficits. (Source: excerpt from NINDS Rasmussen's Encephalitis Information Page: NINDS)

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Rasmussen's encephalitis is a rare progressive neurological disorder, characterized by frequent and severe seizures, loss of motor skills and speech, hemiparesis (paralysis on one side of the body), encephalitis (inflammation of the brain), dementia, and mental deterioration. The disorder, which affects a single brain hemisphere, generally occurs in children under the age of 10. (Source: excerpt from NINDS Rasmussen's Encephalitis Information Page: NINDS)

 

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