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This study examines the association of myelin oligodendrocyte glycoprotein immunoglobulin G–associated disorder with pediatric optic neuritis to guide prognosis…

 




SHARE February 2021; 11 (1) CASE Horizontal Saccadic Palsy as a Prominent Symptom of Anti-NMDAR Encephalitis Koen Delmotte, Thomas Claeys, Koen Poesen, Bénédicte Dubois, Maarten Schrooten, Josep Dalmau, Robin Lemmens First published October 16, 2019, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1212/CPJ.0000000000000750 FULL PDF CITATION PERMISSIONS MAKE COMMENT SEE COMMENTS Downloads53 This article requires a subscription to view the full text. If you have a subscription you may use the login form below to view the article. Access to this article can also be purchased. Consider the diagnosis of autoimmune encephalitis in patients with progressive disorders of voluntary eye movements in the context of encephalopathy. Footnotes Funding information and disclosures are provided at the end of the article. Full disclosure form information provided by the authors is available with the full text of this article at Neurology.org/cp. Received June 24, 2019. Accepted September 9, 2019. © 2019 American Academy of Neurology View Full Text AAN Members We have changed the login procedure to improve access between AAN.com and the Neurology journals. If you are experiencing issues, please log out of AAN.com and clear history and cookies. (For instructions by browser, please click the instruction pages below). After clearing, choose preferred Journal and select login for AAN Members. You will be redirected to a login page where you can log in with your AAN ID number and password. When you are returned to the Journal, your name should appear at the top right of the page. Google Safari Microsoft Edge Firefox CLICK HERE TO LOGIN AAN Non-Member Subscribers CLICK HERE TO LOGIN Purchase access For assistance, please contact: AAN Members (800) 879-1960 or (612) 928-6000 (International) Non-AAN Member subscribers (800) 638-3030 or (301) 223-2300 option 3, select 1 (international) Sign Up Information on how to subscribe to Neurology and Neurology: Clinical Practice can be found here  Purchase Individual access to articles is available through the Add to Cart option on the article page.  Access for 1 day (from the computer you are currently using) is US$ 39.00.  Pay-per-view content is for the use of the payee only, and content may not be further distributed by print or electronic means.  The payee may view, download, and/or print the article for his/her personal, scholarly, research, and educational use.  Distributing copies (electronic or otherwise) of the article is not allowed. YOU MAY ALSO BE INTERESTED IN Back to top Advertisement RELATED ARTICLES No related articles found. TOPICS DISCUSSED Autoimmune diseases ALERT ME

 




<span><b>Background:</b> In our previous single-center study of autoimmune encephalitis (AE) related autoantibody test results we found positivity in 60 patients out of 1,034 with suspected AE from 2012 through 2018 as part of a Hungarian nationwide program.

 




This case describes a middle-aged man with anti-dipeptidyl-peptidase-like protein 6 (DPPX) encephalitis who exhibited the triad of memory loss, diarrhea, and tremor. The progression of his disease resembled neurodegenerative disease, and his first presentation …

 




The common co-occurrence of autoimmune systemic diseases in patients with neurological disorders and antibodies against glutamic acid decarboxylase 65 (GAD65) suggests a shared genetic predisposition to these disorders.

 




Autoimmune encephalitis (AIE) constitutes an important treatable cause of movement disorders.We aimed to highlight the spectrum of movement disorder and other salient features of AIE patients diagnosed at our tertiary care centre and describe their clinical symptoms, diagnostic approach, treatment,…

 




In addition to anti-NMDAR antibodies, anti-GABA<sub>B</sub>R antibodies and antibodies against unknown neuronal surface antigens can trigger autoimmune encephalitis following JE. Patients who developed autoimmune encephalitis had a poorer prognosis at the one-year follow-up.

 




‘The government, public health and some people don’t want people to be scared and to panic, but I think people need to because that’s all we’ve been doing as a family,’…

 




Background Limbic encephalitis (LE), a variant of autoimmune encephalitis, is inflammation of the limbic system of the brain. The disorder presents with subacute impairment of short-term memory, psychiatric manifestations, confusion and seizures.

 




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