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N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor antibody-associated movement disorder without encephalopathy

Abstract:

N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor (NMDAR) antibody encephalitis is a well-recognized clinico-immunological syndrome that presents with a movement disorder, cognitive decline, psychiatric symptoms, and epileptic seizures. A pure monosymptomatic presentation is rare; however, some patients present predominantly with a movement disorder in the absence of encephalopathy. Here, we describe three paediatric patients with an NMDAR antibody-mediated movement disorder: a 5-year-old female with acute onset...

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10.1111/dmcn.12321

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Hacohen, Y More by this author
Dlamini, N More by this author
Hedderly, T More by this author
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Journal:
Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology
Volume:
56
Issue:
2
Pages:
190-193
Publication date:
2014-02-05
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EISSN:
1469-8749
ISSN:
0012-1622
URN:
uuid:f99a71c2-40bf-48f1-811d-607d300881bb
Source identifiers:
448064
Local pid:
pubs:448064
Language:
English

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