Neuro-inflammation, blood-brain barrier, seizures and autism.

Theoharides, Theoharis C.
Zhang, Bodi.

Abstract: Many children with Autism Spectrum Diseases (ASD) present with seizure activity, but the pathogenesis is not understood. Recent evidence indicates that neuro-inflammation could contribute to seizures. We hypothesize that brain mast cell activation due to allergic, environmental and/or stress triggers could lead to focal disruption o... read more

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Theoharides, Theoharis, and Bodi Zhang. "Neuro-inflammation, blood-brain barrier, seizures and autism." Journal of Neuroinflammation 8, no. 1 (12, 2011): 1-5.
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