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Rasmussen's Encephalitis

Rasmussen's Encephalitis: Prognosis

The prognosis for individuals with Rasmussen's encephalitis varies. Despite the advances in medical treatment, none has yet been shown to halt the progress of Rasmussen's encephalitis in the long term.
Rasmussen's encephalitis may lead to severe neurological deficits or it may cause only milder impairments.
For some children with Rasmussen's encephalitis, surgery decreases the frequency of seizures.
However, most individuals with Rasmussen's encephalitis are left with some paralysis, cognitive deficits, and problems with speech.
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