Rasmussen encephalitis


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Related to Rasmussen encephalitis: Hemispherectomy, Horton cephalalgia

Ras·mus·sen encephalitis

(ras'mŭs-ĕn),
encephalitis in which antibodies to a stimulatory glutamate receptor in the CNS are found; perhaps autoimmune.
Synonym(s): Rasmussen syndrome

Ras·mus·sen en·ceph·a·li·tis

(ras'mus-ĕn en-sef'ă-lī'tis)
Encephalitis in which antibodies to a stimulatory glutamate receptor in the central nervous system are found; perhaps an autoimmune disease.

Rasmussen encephalitis

(ras′mus-ĕn)
[Theodore Brown Rasmussen, U.S. neurologist, 1910–2002.]
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A rare inflammatory disorder, typically involving a single hemisphere of the brain and often resulting in hemiplegia and partial seizures that are difficult to control. The condition is more common in children than in adults.

Rasmussen,

Grant L., U.S. neuroanatomist, 1904–.
Rasmussen encephalitis - antibodies to a stimulatory glutamate receptor in the CNS are found and are perhaps autoimmune. Synonym(s): Rasmussen syndrome
Rasmussen syndrome - Synonym(s): Rasmussen encephalitis
bundle of Rasmussen - Synonym(s): olivocochlear tract