No association of anti-GM1 and anti-GAD antibodies with juvenile myoclonic epilepsy: A pilot study

@article{Aykutlu2005NoAO,
  title={No association of anti-GM1 and anti-GAD antibodies with juvenile myoclonic epilepsy: A pilot study},
  author={Ebru Aykutlu and Bet{\"u}l B Baykan and Candan G{\"u}rses and Ayşen Gokyigit and G Saruhan-Direskeneli},
  journal={Seizure},
  year={2005},
  volume={14},
  pages={362-366}
}
PURPOSE The presence of anti-ganglioside (GM1) or anti-glutamic acid decarboxylase (GAD) antibodies has been reported in association with therapy-resistant epilepsy mostly of focal origin. Our aim was to detect GM1 and GAD autoantibodies in patients with juvenile myoclonic epilepsy (JME) and to evaluate their association with rarely encountered therapy-resistant cases in this idiopathic generalised epilepsy syndrome. METHODS Ninety-six consecutive JME patients and 25 healthy normal control… CONTINUE READING

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