Rasmussen syndrome and CNS granulomatous disease with NOD2/CARD15 mutations

M. Goyal, M. L. Cohen, B. A. Bangert, S. Robinson, N. G. Singer

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Rasmussen syndrome (RS) is a clinical diagnosis characterized by persistent focal seizures in a previously healthy child. Occasionally, the typical features of RS may be followed by another diagnosis. We discuss the course of a 12-year-old girl who presented with RS but was later diagnosed with CNS granulomatous disease and NOD2/CARD15 mutations. Her response to infliximab suggests that it should be included in immune-modulatory therapies used to treat these refractory disorders.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)640-643
Number of pages4
Issue number7
StatePublished - Aug 1 2007
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology

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