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Seizure characteristics, treatment, and outcome in autoimmune synaptic encephalitis: A long-term study.

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Summary of "Seizure characteristics, treatment, and outcome in autoimmune synaptic encephalitis: A long-term study."

The objective of this study was to report seizure characteristics, long-term outcome, and potential factors associated with persistent seizures in patients with autoimmune synaptic encephalitis (ASE).

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Name: Epilepsy & behavior : E&B
ISSN: 1525-5069
Pages: 198-203

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A persistent activity-dependent decrease in synaptic efficacy between NEURONS. It typically occurs following repeated low-frequency afferent stimulation, but it can be induced by other methods. Long-term depression appears to play a role in MEMORY.

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A species of FLAVIVIRUS, one of the Japanese encephalitis virus group (ENCEPHALITIS VIRUSES, JAPANESE), found in Australia and New Guinea. It causes a fulminating viremia resembling Japanese encephalitis (ENCEPHALITIS, JAPANESE).

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