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First reported cases of anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis in Vietnamese adolescents and adults

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INTRODUCTION: Anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis is increasingly recognised as an important differential diagnosis in patients with encephalitis of unknown aetiology. We report the first case series of patients diagnosed in Vietnam. METHODS: Samples of CSF from patients with presumed encephalitis but negative microbiological investigations, who exhibited dyskinesia, autonomic instability or psychosis were tested for antibodies against the NR1 subunit of the glutamate (type-NMDA) receptor using a...

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10.1016/j.jns.2017.01.004

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Oxford, MSD, NDM, Tropical Medicine, Vietnam/OUCRU
Nguyen Hoan, P More by this author
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Oxford, MSD, NDM, Tropical Medicine, Vietnam/OUCRU
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Oxford, MSD, NDM, Tropical Medicine, Vietnam/OUCRU
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Elsevier B.V. Publisher's website
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Journal of the Neurological Sciences Journal website
Volume:
373
Pages:
250-253
Publication date:
2017-02-15
Acceptance date:
2017-01-03
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0022-510X and 1878-5883
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pubs:671817
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uri:12e52927-1409-4540-bcf3-bff3f47cca30
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uuid:12e52927-1409-4540-bcf3-bff3f47cca30
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pubs:671817

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