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Postviral autoimmune encephalitis: manifestations in children and adults. - PubMed - NCBI

Postviral autoimmune encephalitis: manifestations in children and adults. - PubMed - NCBI | AntiNMDA | Scoop.it
Curr Opin Neurol. 2017 Feb 22. doi: 10.1097/WCO.0000000000000445. [Epub ahead of print]
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Lancet Neurology publishes paper on brain imaging and diagnosis of autoimmune encephalitis - Autoimmune Encephalitis Alliance

Lancet Neurology publishes paper on brain imaging and diagnosis of autoimmune encephalitis - Autoimmune Encephalitis Alliance | AntiNMDA | Scoop.it
It is often difficult to clinically diagnosis autoimmune encephalitis because patients’ symptoms can be so widely varied. In the Sept. 2016, issue of The Lancet Neurology, Francesc Graus and colleagues proposed an initial diagnostic work-up relying on conventional neurological evaluation and standard diagnostic tests such as MRI, CSF sampling, and EEG. This approach would enable clinicians to make …
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N-methyl-d-aspartate receptor autoimmunity affects cognitive performance in herpes simplex encephalitis. - PubMed - NCBI

N-methyl-d-aspartate receptor autoimmunity affects cognitive performance in herpes simplex encephalitis. - PubMed - NCBI | AntiNMDA | Scoop.it
Clin Microbiol Infect. 2016 Nov;22(11):934-940. doi: 10.1016/j.cmi.2016.07.028. Epub 2016 Aug 3. Observational Study
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Anti-NMDA Receptor Encephalitis in the Polar Bear (Ursus maritimus) Knut

Anti-NMDA Receptor Encephalitis in the Polar Bear (Ursus maritimus) Knut | AntiNMDA | Scoop.it
Knut the polar bear of the Berlin Zoological Garden drowned in 2011 following seizures and was diagnosed as having suffered encephalitis of unknown etiology after exhaustive pathogen screening.
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Recent Updates in Anti-NMDA Receptor Encephalitis Research

Recent Updates in Anti-NMDA Receptor Encephalitis Research | AntiNMDA | Scoop.it
Imagine that your body suddenly began destroying itself on purpose,
attacking its own cells as if they were foreign invaders. The consequences
would be life-threatening. This is what happens in anti-NMDA receptor
encephalitis, a rare autoimmune disease that attacks NMDA receptors in the
brai
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Neuropathology of autoimmune encephalitides. - PubMed - NCBI

Neuropathology of autoimmune encephalitides. - PubMed - NCBI | AntiNMDA | Scoop.it
Handb Clin Neurol. 2016;133:107-20. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-444-63432-0.00007-4. Review
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Anti-NMDA Receptor Encephalitis

Learn more about Anti-NMDA Receptor Encephalitis through the educational drawings of Annie Griffin and Roberto Lasso! Make Education Fun!
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Differences in treatment of anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis: results of a worldwide survey

Differences in treatment of anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis: results of a worldwide survey | AntiNMDA | Scoop.it
The objective of the study was to identify differences in treatment strategies for anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis based on specialty of treating physicians, geographic location, and years in practice
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Must-read: Anti-NMDA Receptor Encephalitis

Must-read: Anti-NMDA Receptor Encephalitis | AntiNMDA | Scoop.it
Anti-N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor (anti-NMDAR) encephalitis: an etiology worth considering in the differential of delirium. Punja M et al. Clin Toxicol 2013
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Book recommendations for 2016 | Runawaykiwi, Expat in London

Book recommendations for 2016 | Runawaykiwi, Expat in London | AntiNMDA | Scoop.it
I did something this year that was completely out of character; I read books. Before you literary buffs chase me out of London with flames and pitchforks - it's
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Isolated Psychiatric Episodes Rare, but Possible, in Common Form of Autoimmune Encephalitis

A small percentage of people diagnosed with a mysterious neurological condition may only experience psychiatric changes - such as delusional thinking, hallucinations, and aggressive behavior - according to a new study by researchers in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.
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Click here to support Julia vs. Encephalitis by Danielle Wilson

Click here to support Julia vs. Encephalitis by Danielle Wilson | AntiNMDA | Scoop.it
Julia vs. Encephalitis by Danielle Wilson - My best friend, Julia King, is fighting a life threatening debilitating and rare illness "anti-nmda receptor encephalitis" and has lost two jobs as a result. I have set up this fundraiser for her to help ease the financial burden while she fights this illness with a scary prognosis. This is
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Autoimmune encephalitis in children: clinical phenomenology, therapeutics, and emerging challenges. - PubMed - NCBI

Autoimmune encephalitis in children: clinical phenomenology, therapeutics, and emerging challenges. - PubMed - NCBI | AntiNMDA | Scoop.it
Curr Opin Neurol. 2017 Feb 22. doi: 10.1097/WCO.0000000000000443. [Epub ahead of print]
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Recognizing anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis psychosis on the psych ward

Recognizing anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis psychosis on the psych ward | AntiNMDA | Scoop.it
VIENNA – Prominent psychiatric symptoms are common in patients with anti-N-methyl-D-asparate receptor (NMDAR) encephalitis and often occur prior to onset of obv
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Autoimmune encephalitis and me. feat "Heroes" by David Bowie

Our very own Sally Carty from Massapequa Park talks about her personal experience with autoimmune encephalitis, specifically Hashimoto's encephalopathy.
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What are the treatment options for refractory autoimmune encephalitis?

What are the treatment options for refractory autoimmune encephalitis? | AntiNMDA | Scoop.it
 Tocilizumab in autoimmune encephalitis refractory to rituximab: an institutional cohort study Lee WJ, Lee ST, Moon J, et al. Neurotherapeutics 2016; 13:824-832. Abstract A considerable portion of autoimmune encephalitis (AE) does not respond to conventional immunotherapies and subsequently has poor outcomes. We aimed to determine the efficacy of tocilizumab, an anti-interleukin-6 antibody, in rituximab-refractory AE…
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A Case of Seronegative Limbic Encephalitis with Multiple Sclerosis: A Possible Overlapping Syndrome. - PubMed - NCBI

A Case of Seronegative Limbic Encephalitis with Multiple Sclerosis: A Possible Overlapping Syndrome. - PubMed - NCBI | AntiNMDA | Scoop.it
Am J Case Rep. 2017 Jan 18;18:64-66.
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Brain attack - An explanation for a mental illness that strikes out of the blue | Neurosciences Institute

Brain attack - An explanation for a mental illness that strikes out of the blue | Neurosciences Institute | AntiNMDA | Scoop.it
On March 2, 2009, something snapped inside Paul Michael Nelson. In the middle of the night, his parents found the 7-year-old boy stabbing the door of the family’s home office with a kitchen knife, trying to get at a computer that was off-limits after his bedtime. When they stopped him, he flopped around the floor on his knees, barking like a dog. He tore at blankets with his teeth and spoke in gibberish.
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First-episode psychosis in a 15 year-old female with clinical presentation of anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis: a case report and review of the lite... - PubMed - NCBI

First-episode psychosis in a 15 year-old female with clinical presentation of anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis: a case report and review of the lite... - PubMed - NCBI | AntiNMDA | Scoop.it
BMC Res Notes. 2016 Jul 29;9:374. doi: 10.1186/s13104-016-2180-6. Case Reports
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BMJ Blogs: JNNP blog » Blog Archive » Central autoimmune channelopathies: a link between Neurology and Psychiatry

BMJ Blogs: JNNP blog » Blog Archive » Central autoimmune channelopathies: a link between Neurology and Psychiatry | AntiNMDA | Scoop.it
  Since the recognition of antibodies against voltage - gated potassium channel (VGKC) and their pathogenic implication in central nervous system disorders (such as limbic encephalitis) in 2001, critical immunological and neurological advances have been achieved during the last 15 years.
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What are the emerging features of anti-VGKC autoimmune encephalitis?

What are the emerging features of anti-VGKC autoimmune encephalitis? | AntiNMDA | Scoop.it
Emerging psychiatric syndromes associated with antivoltage-gated potassium channel complex antibodies Prüss H, Lennox BR. JNNP 2016; 87:1242-1247 Abstract Antibodies against the voltage-gated potassium channel (VGKC) were first recognised as having a potential pathogenic role in disorders of the central nervous system in 2001, with VGKC antibodies described in patients with limbic encephalitis, and the subsequent…
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Anesthetic management and implications of pediatric patients with a diagnosis of anti-N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor encephalitis: two case reports. - PubMed - NCBI

Anesthetic management and implications of pediatric patients with a diagnosis of anti-N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor encephalitis: two case reports. - PubMed - NCBI | AntiNMDA | Scoop.it
AANA J. 2014 Dec;82(6):431-6. Case Reports
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Management of Anti–N-Methyl-d-Aspartate (NMDA) Receptor Encephalitis in Children - Jan 27, 2017

Management of Anti–N-Methyl-d-Aspartate (NMDA) Receptor Encephalitis in Children - Jan 27, 2017 | AntiNMDA | Scoop.it
Online today: Cost of anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis treatment in a resource-poor setting: https://t.co/nvlr0UJNTo #NMDA
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AUTOIMMUNE ENCEPHALITIS SCREEN–A REVIEW OF RAPID DIAGNOSTIC SCREENING IN 600 PATIENTS OVER 5 YEARS

Autoimmune encephalitis is characterised by encephalopathy, seizures, memory disturbance and neuro–psychiatric symptoms. One of the initial antibodies described were those against the voltage gated potassium channel (VGKC),1 which causes limbic encephalitis (LE) often associated with hypontaremia. Later antibodies against N–methyl D–aspartate receptors (NMDAR) were found associated with ovarian teratoma,2 with a prominent neuropsychiatric onset and later developing involuntary movements, autonomic disturbance and respiratory difficulties. NMDAR LE is now known to occur mainly in a non–paraneoplastic setting. Antibodies have also been described against other glutamate receptors (AMPAR1, AMPAR2 etc) and also against GABAb receptors.
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