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Anti-NMDAR encephalitis misdiagnosed as Hashimoto's encephalopathy.

Abstract:

Anti-N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor (NMDAR) encephalitis is a well-defined autoimmune disorder. Hashimoto's encephalopathy (HE) is a still controversial entity, lacking definite diagnostic criteria. We described a 14-year-old-girl presenting with a clinical picture consistent with the diagnosis of anti-NMDAR encephalitis, confirmed by NMDAR antibody testing. Four years earlier, she had presented a similar episode of acute encephalopathy diagnosed as HE. Anti-NMDAR encephalitis and HE share sim...

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10.1016/j.ejpn.2013.07.002

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Journal:
European journal of paediatric neurology : EJPN : official journal of the European Paediatric Neurology Society
Volume:
18
Issue:
1
Pages:
72-74
Publication date:
2014-01-05
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EISSN:
1532-2130
ISSN:
1090-3798
URN:
uuid:97eb9e85-3371-4e9c-ab35-6181a546672f
Source identifiers:
418880
Local pid:
pubs:418880

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