What is it about?

Encephalitis presenting with a very unique clinical presentation.

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Why is it important?

Reversible and Treatable Medical Condition Presenting Mostly In Young Women, Timely Diagnosis Is Crucial to Prevent Irreversible Consequences.


Standardization of the management of NMDA encephalitis, especially in the context of critical care, is an objective for the near future. Treatment algorithms and guidelines followed by all physicians within an institution and all North American institutions is a goal for the next 5 years.

Dr Catherine Maurice
University of Toronto

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This page is a summary of: Adult-Onset Anti-N-methyl-D-aspartate-receptor Encephalitis Presenting as a Non-Fluent Aphasia, Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences / Journal Canadien des Sciences Neurologiques, December 2017, Cambridge University Press,
DOI: 10.1017/cjn.2017.280.
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