Substantial spontaneous long-term remission in subacute sclerosing panencephalitis (SSPE)

@article{Santoshkumar1998SubstantialSL,
  title={Substantial spontaneous long-term remission in subacute sclerosing panencephalitis (SSPE)},
  author={B. Santoshkumar and K. Radhakrishnan},
  journal={Journal of the Neurological Sciences},
  year={1998},
  volume={154},
  pages={83-88}
}
  • B. Santoshkumar, K. Radhakrishnan
  • Published 1998
  • Medicine
  • Journal of the Neurological Sciences
  • We report a 25-year-old female who developed clinical and electroencephalographic (EEG) features of subacute sclerosing panencephalitis (SSPE) at the age of 17 years. After almost 17 months of progressive neurological deterioration to a level where she was bedridden and incapable of self-care (Risk and Haddad stage 3a), she experienced a substantial spontaneous clinical and EEG remission (stage 4c) which she has maintained for the last 8 years. The measles antibody titer in the cerebrospinal… CONTINUE READING

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