The diagnosis of anti-N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor (NMDAR)
encephalitis relies on the detection of NMDAR IgG autoantibodies in the
serum or cerebrospinal fluid of symptomatic patients. Commercial kits are
available that allow NMDAR IgG autoantibodies …
Anti-NMDAR encephalitis in infants and toddlers clinically presents with movement disorders, developmental regression, and abnormal behaviors. Interestingly, this group had a higher proportion of patients after viral encephalitis, which is regarded as the only risk factor for poor outcomes.
Anti-N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor (NMDAR) encephalitis patients demonstrate characteristic multistage progression and movement disorders, which are analogous to hystero-epilepsy in Jean-Martin Charcot’s Tuesday Lessons.