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Electroencephalographic changes during interferon therapy in a case of subacute sclerosing panencephalitis.
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PMID:  2468499     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We treated a case of subacute sclerosing panencephalitis (SSPE) with interferon and observed electroencephalographic (EEG) changes and the clinical condition during the treatment period. EEG studies were carried out more than 30 times over the period of 1 year. It was observed that, especially after the first intravenous injection of interferon, periodic synchronous discharges on EEG completely disappeared and the clinical condition improved, although transiently. We found that interferon has some temporary influence on the course of SSPE.
T Hatanaka; T Sugimoto; Y Kobayashi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  European neurology     Volume:  29     ISSN:  0014-3022     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur. Neurol.     Publication Date:  1989  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1989-06-01     Completed Date:  1989-06-01     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0150760     Medline TA:  Eur Neurol     Country:  SWITZERLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  6-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Pediatrics, Kansai Medical University, Moriguchi, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Interferons / therapeutic use*
Subacute Sclerosing Panencephalitis / drug therapy*,  physiopathology
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