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Use of intravenous immunoglobulin for the treatment of autoimmune encephalitis: audit of the NHS experience

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Objectives The treatments of limbic and other autoimmune encephalitis include immunosuppression, symptomatic treatment, and in the case of paraneoplastic syndromes, appropriate therapy for underlying neoplasms. When immunotherapy is considered, intravenous immunoglobulin is one option for treatment, either alone or in combination with corticosteroids. To date, however, evidence for the use of intravenous immunoglobulin in this context comes from case series/expert reviews as ... Expand abstract
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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.1177/2054270418793021

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Kinsella, J More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
Oxford college:
St Hildas College
Hollingsworth, R More by this author
O’Shaughnessy, D More by this author
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Publisher:
SAGE Publications Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine Journal website
Volume:
9
Issue:
9
Publication date:
2018-09-03
Acceptance date:
2018-07-10
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EISSN:
1758-1095
ISSN:
0141-0768
Pubs id:
pubs:927276
URN:
uri:67ce0452-3eb1-4c24-bef7-8198570177cd
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uuid:67ce0452-3eb1-4c24-bef7-8198570177cd
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pubs:927276

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