Anti-NMDA Receptor Encephalitis Foundation Newsletter

Fellows’ Journal Club: Zhang T, et al.Brain MRI Characteristics of Patients with Anti-N-Methyl-D-Aspartate Receptor Encephalitis and Their Associations with 2-Year Clinical Outcome…

 




Review Article from The New England Journal of Medicine — Antibody-Mediated Encephalitis

 




This articles focuses on the psychiatric and neurological implications of anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis.1…

 




IgLON5-associated encephalitis is a syndrome with different clinical presentations consisting of sleep dysfunction, bulbar dysfunction, chorea and progressive supranuclear palsy-like symptoms whereas dysautonomy and cognitive decline usually appear in later stages of the disease.

 




Ann Clin Transl Neurol. 2018 Mar 23;5(5):598-605. doi: 10.1002/acn3.557. eCollection 2018 May.

 




Ther Adv Neurol Disord. 2018 Mar 21;11:1756286418761697. doi: 10.1177/1756286418761697. eCollection 2018.Review…

 




Anti-NMDA-receptor encephalitis presenting with catatonia and neuroleptic malignant syndrome in patients with intellectual disability and autism – Volume 39 Issue 1 – Reza Kiani, Mark Lawden, Penelope Eames, Peter Critchley, Sabyasachi Bhaumik, Sunita Odedra, Rohit Gumber…

 




Researchers at Houston Methodist will pioneered a new study that will hopefully show that a significant number of people may have a treatable immune system condition often mistaken for either bipolar disorder or schizophrenia.

 




In recent years, many studies indicate that children with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) diagnosis have brain pathology suggestive of ongoing neuroinflammation or encephalitis in different regions of their brains.

 




Patients with bipolar disorder are known to be at high risk of premature death. Comorbid cardio-vascular diseases are a leading cause of excess mortality, well above the risk associated with suicide. In this review, we explore comorbid medical disorders, …

 




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