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Please find below, the latest news and announcements from the Anti-NMDA Receptor Encephalitis Foundation.

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Acute symptomatic seizures secondary to autoimmune encephalitis and autoimmune‐associated epilepsy: Conceptual definitions - Steriade - - Epilepsia From onlinelibrary.wiley.com - Today, 2:34 PM Seizures are a well‐recognized and often prominent manifestation of autoimmune encephalitic syndromes. Progress in detection of pathogenic…

Sleep Disturbances and Disorders in Anti-NMDA Receptor Encephalitis

We are pleased to see the trend of clinicians/researchers zeroing in and characterizing some of the more typical features seen in patients diagnosed with anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis, such as seizures, movement disorders and the psychiatric symptoms. Sleep disorders can now…

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Searching for autoimmune encephalitis: Beware of normal CSF From www.jni-journal.com - Today, 3:50 PM To determine the prevalence of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) markers associated with inflammation (i.e., elevated white blood cell count, protein concentration, and CSF-specific oligoclonal bands) in patients…

Welcome to the World Encephalitis Day Landing Page

The Foundation was honoured to have participated as a host in the first World Encephalitis Day 2020 conference #WEDconf2020, in Dallas, Texas. If you were unable to join us for the conference, you can now see what you missed and…

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Sleep Disturbances in Patients with Autoimmune Encephalitis | SpringerLink From link.springer.com - June 13, 1:15 PM To review sleep complaints reported in patients with autoimmune encephalitis, explore the relationship between sleep disturbances and subtypes of autoimmune encephalitis, and leverage knowledge…

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Pregnancy outcomes in anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis | Neurology Neuroimmunology & Neuroinflammation From nn.neurology.org - May 28, 9:18 AM Efficacy and Safety of Rituximab in Autoimmune Encephalitis: A Meta-Analysis From pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov - Today, 10:21 AM Our meta-analysis showed that rituximab is…

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  NMDAR Encephalitis Associated With Acute Chikungunya Virus Infection: A New Trigger? From pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov - Today, 10:22 PM <span><b>Background:</b> Anti-NMDAR encephalitis is the most frequent cause of autoimmune encephalitis. Chikungunya (CHIK) is an arbovirus responsible for outbreaks of fever, cutaneous…