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Relevance of gad antibodies in adults with epilepsy: experience in a tertiary clinic.
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J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 2013 Nov; 84(11):e2
Authors: James Lilleker, Viveka Biswas, Rajiv Mohanraj
Greater Manchester Neurosciences Centre; University of Manchester.
Antibodies directed against glutamic acid decarboxylase (GAD) have been found in patients with a variety of neurological disorders including epilepsy. The presence autoantibodies in patients with epilepsy has provoked interest as it may suggest an autoimmune basis for the aetiology in some patients.
PMID: 24108879 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]