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My Brain & Medicine 2019

My Brain & Medicine 2019 | AntiNMDA | Scoop.it
Read our blog and see all the photographs from My Brain & Medicine at the Royal Society of Medicine, 2019...
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Conventional brain MRI features distinguishing limbic encephalitis from mesial temporal glioma

Conventional brain MRI features distinguishing limbic encephalitis from mesial temporal glioma | AntiNMDA | Scoop.it
Purpose Radiological hallmark of autoimmune limbic encephalitis (LE) is a hyperintense signal in MRI T2-weighted images of mesial temporal structures. We aimed to identify conventional magnetic...
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The Anti-NMDA Receptor Encephalitis Foundation Newsletter

The Anti-NMDA Receptor Encephalitis Foundation Newsletter | AntiNMDA | Scoop.it
We are Anti NMDA Receptor Encephalitis! | We are Anti NMDA Receptor Encephalitis!From...
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Study shows drug reduces risk of relapse with neuromyelitis optica | EurekAlert! Science News

Study shows drug reduces risk of relapse with neuromyelitis optica | EurekAlert! Science News | AntiNMDA | Scoop.it
The drug eculizumab, a synthetic antibody that inhibits the inflammatory response, significantly reduced the risk of relapse with neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder (NMOSD). This rare but severe autoimmune inflammatory disorder can cause blindness, paralysis and death.
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Frontiers | Effect of Clozapine on Anti-N-Methyl-D-Aspartate Receptor Encephalitis With Psychiatric Symptoms: A Series of Three Cases | Neuroscience

Frontiers | Effect of Clozapine on Anti-N-Methyl-D-Aspartate Receptor Encephalitis With Psychiatric Symptoms: A Series of Three Cases | Neuroscience | AntiNMDA | Scoop.it
The main clinical manifestations of anti-NMDA receptor (NMDAR) encephalitis are acute or subacute seizures, cognition impairment and psychiatric symptoms. Nowadays, the scheme of antipsychotic therapy for this disease has not been established.
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What are the 10 most eminently curable neurological disorders? –

What are the 10 most eminently curable neurological disorders? – | AntiNMDA | Scoop.it
Neurologists are often at the receiving end of the jokes of other medical specialists. They facetiously remark that neurologists know a lot, but do very little to cure their patients. Admittedly we do our fair share of dispensing weak platitudes, and we do break bad news with embarrassing...
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A clinical approach to diagnosis of autoimmune encephalitis. - PubMed - NCBI

A clinical approach to diagnosis of autoimmune encephalitis. - PubMed - NCBI | AntiNMDA | Scoop.it
Lancet Neurol. 2016 Apr;15(4):391-404. doi: 10.1016/S1474-4422(15)00401-9. Epub 2016 Feb 20. Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural; Research Support, Non-U.S.Gov't; Review...
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Revisiting our special relationships in the U.S.

Revisiting our special relationships in the U.S. | AntiNMDA | Scoop.it
Phillippa Chapman, the Encephalitis Societys Director of Services, writes about her trip to New York City for the Autoimmune Encephalitis Symposium in April, 2019...
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GABAB receptor encephalitis in a patient diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. - PubMed - NCBI

BMC Neurol. 2019 Mar 14;19(1):41. doi: 10.1186/s12883-019-1269-7.Case Reports...
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Frontiers | The Clinical Challenge of Autoimmune Psychosis: Learning from Anti-NMDA Receptor Autoantibodies | Psychiatry

Frontiers | The Clinical Challenge of Autoimmune Psychosis: Learning from Anti-NMDA Receptor Autoantibodies | Psychiatry | AntiNMDA | Scoop.it
Schizophrenia is an heterogeneous and complex psychiatric disorder affecting up to 1% of the population worldwide (Perälä et al. 2007). Although the precise development of schizophrenia is not yet fully understood, it is now admitted to be underpinned by the entanglement of genetic, environmental...
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Researching the immune system to provide relief from autoimmune encephalitis | Advancing the Science

Researching the immune system to provide relief from autoimmune encephalitis | Advancing the Science | AntiNMDA | Scoop.it
Researching the immune system to provide relief from autoimmune encephalitis...
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Anti-N-methyl-d-aspartate receptor encephalitis in an older patient presenting with a rapid onset of delusions and amnesia. - PubMed - NCBI

Anti-N-methyl-d-aspartate receptor encephalitis in an older patient presenting with a rapid onset of delusions and amnesia. - PubMed - NCBI | AntiNMDA | Scoop.it
BMJ Case Rep. 2019 Apr 15;12(4). pii: e228512. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2018-228512.
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Converging themes in neurology and psychiatry

Converging themes in neurology and psychiatry | AntiNMDA | Scoop.it
This exciting event will update participants on current clinical and basic research in a variety of disorders at the interface of neurology and psychiatry.
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Meet the Scientists

Meet the Scientists | AntiNMDA | Scoop.it
Meet the Scientists is a family fun day in London, Liverpool and Oxford where children and adults can meet some of the scientists and learn about the brain and try their hand at some experiments.
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AE Symposium in NYC, April 6th - Building the Bridge between Neurology and Psychiatry

AE Symposium in NYC, April 6th - Building the Bridge between Neurology and Psychiatry | AntiNMDA | Scoop.it
On Saturday, April 6, 2019, in New York City, the Foundation had the great pleasure and privilege to participate in the Symposium titled, Autoimmune Encephalitis: ...Read More...
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Anti-N-Methyl-D-Aspartate Receptor Encephalitis: A Review of Psychiatric Phenotypes and Management Considerations: A Report of the American Neuropsychiatric Association Committee on Research | The ...

Anti-N-Methyl-D-Aspartate Receptor Encephalitis: A Review of Psychiatric Phenotypes and Management Considerations: A Report of the American Neuropsychiatric Association Committee on Research | The ... | AntiNMDA | Scoop.it
Objective:Anti-N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor (NMDAR) encephalitis is an autoimmune disorder characterized by prominent neuropsychiatric symptoms. Given the nature of its pathophysiology, psychiatri...
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Calling all with a history of anti-NMDAR encephalitis to participate in a study!

Calling all with a history of anti-NMDAR encephalitis to participate in a study! | AntiNMDA | Scoop.it
We would like to invite all individuals with a history of anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis (age 15-60 years at the time of symptom onset) to participate in a study of language. The AE Alliance is honored to be participating in a study led by Dr.
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Anti-N-Methyl-d-Aspartate Receptor Encephalitis Presenting as Isolated Psychosis in an Adolescent Female. - PubMed - NCBI

Anti-N-Methyl-d-Aspartate Receptor Encephalitis Presenting as Isolated Psychosis in an Adolescent Female. - PubMed - NCBI | AntiNMDA | Scoop.it
Pediatr Neurol. 2019 Mar 28. pii: S0887-8994(18)31290-6. doi: 10.1016/j.pediatrneurol.2019.03.016.[Epub ahead of print]...
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Clinical Presentation and Outcome in Autoimmune Encephalitis Associated With N-Type Voltage-Gated Calcium Channels in Children - Jeffrey Kornitzer, Firas Taha, Eric Segal, 2019

Objective: We present the diagnostic and clinical course of the first multicenter case series of pediatric patients with autoimmune encephalitis associated with...
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The Anti-NMDA Receptor Encephalitis Foundation Newsletter

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We are Anti NMDA Receptor Encephalitis! | We are Anti NMDA Receptor Encephalitis!From...
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Clinical Presentation and Outcome in Autoimmune Encephalitis Associated With N-Type Voltage-Gated Calcium Channels in Children. - PubMed - NCBI

Clinical Presentation and Outcome in Autoimmune Encephalitis Associated With N-Type Voltage-Gated Calcium Channels in Children. - PubMed - NCBI | AntiNMDA | Scoop.it
J Child Neurol. 2019 Apr 23:883073819840448. doi: 10.1177/0883073819840448.[Epub ahead of print]...
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Ovarian Teratomas in Women With Anti-N-methyl-D-Aspartate Receptor Encephalitis: Topography and Composition of Immune Cell and Neuroglial Populatio... - PubMed - NCBI

Ovarian Teratomas in Women With Anti-N-methyl-D-Aspartate Receptor Encephalitis: Topography and Composition of Immune Cell and Neuroglial Populatio... - PubMed - NCBI | AntiNMDA | Scoop.it
Am J Surg Pathol. 2019 Apr 23. doi: 10.1097/PAS.0000000000001249.[Epub ahead of print]...
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Delirious Mania as a Neuropsychiatric Presentation in Patients With Anti-N-methyl-D-aspartate Receptor Encephalitis. - PubMed - NCBI

Delirious Mania as a Neuropsychiatric Presentation in Patients With Anti-N-methyl-D-aspartate Receptor Encephalitis. - PubMed - NCBI | AntiNMDA | Scoop.it
Psychosomatics. 2019 Mar 15. pii: S0033-3182(19)30057-X. doi: 10.1016/j.psym.2019.03.002.[Epub ahead of print]...
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Woman gets autoimmune brain disorder diagnosis - Taipei Times

Woman gets autoimmune brain disorder diagnosis - Taipei Times | AntiNMDA | Scoop.it
A woman who displayed symptoms of irritation and paranoia has been diagnosed with anti-N-methyl-D-aspartate (anti-NMDA) receptor encephalitis, a type of neurological autoimmune disease, a doctor said on Thursday.
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Pediatric Autoimmune Encephalitis

Pediatric Autoimmune Encephalitis | AntiNMDA | Scoop.it
Autoimmune (antibody mediated) encephalitis (AE) is emerging as a more common cause of pediatric encephalopathy than previously thought. The autoimmune process may be triggered by an infection, vaccine, or occult neoplasm.
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