The Anti-NMDA Receptor Encephalitis Foundation Newsletter

Neural Antibody Testing for Autoimmune Encephalitis: A Canadian Single-Centre Experience – Volume 48 Issue 6

 




Autoimmune encephalitis (AE) is an inflammatory brain disease which is frequently associated with antibodies (Abs) against cell-surface, synaptic or intracellular neuronal proteins. There is increasing evidence that dendritic cells (DCs) are implicated as key modulators in keeping the balance…

 




Laura Martin, a strong student and standout goalie at Transylvania University, hit a sudden wall as things turned worse. Diagnosis: Autoimmune Encephalitis.

 




Anti-contactin-associated protein-like 2 (CASPR2) antibody-associated autoimmune encephalitis is commonly characterized by limbic encephalitis with clinical symptoms of mental and behavior disorders, cognitive impairment, deterioration of memory, and epilepsy.

 




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