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Neurexin-3α: A new antibody target in autoimmune encephalitis

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Acute encephalitis is an inflammatory brain disease with a complex differential diagnosis associated with appreciable morbidity, mortality, and costs. Infectious agents, particularly viruses, were traditionally considered the predominant causes. The discovery of neuronal cell-surface autoantibodies (NSAbs) has helped identify a subgroup of patients with encephalitis who often respond well to immunotherapy. Autoantibodies were not mentioned in a 2007 retrospective study on the causes of acu...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.1212/WNL.0000000000002781

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neurosciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neurosciences
Publisher:
American Academy of Neurology Publisher's website
Journal:
Neurology Journal website
Volume:
86
Issue:
24
Pages:
2222-2223
Publication date:
2016-06-05
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EISSN:
1526-632X
ISSN:
0028-3878
URN:
uuid:d87aecd4-e63e-4c2a-a53a-c56deffbb307
Source identifiers:
622987
Local pid:
pubs:622987
Language:
English

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