Acute neuropsychiatric manifestations of anti-N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor encephalitis
Autoimmune limbic encephalitis (ALE) is a well-characterized neuropsychiatric syndrome with associated neuroimaging and immunological diagnostic markers.1 Importantly, because of the predominant psychiatric symptoms in a majority of patients, most patients are seen initially by psychiatrists.2 Immune-mediated encephalitis can be paraneoplastic and several antibodies to onconeural antigens have been identified.3 A relatively new clinical subsyndrome of ALE has been identified in young women,...[Show more]
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|Source:||Australasian psychiatry 21.3 (2013):279-280|
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