Autoimmune Encephalitis

September 30, 2013

Autoimmune Encephalitis
Leypoldt F, Wandinger K-P, Bien CG, Dalmau J.
European neurological review. 2013;8(1):31-37.

The term autoimmune encephalitis is used to describe a group of disorders characterised by symptoms of limbic and extra-limbic dysfunction occurring in association with antibodies against synaptic antigens and proteins localised on the neuronal cell surface. Since many patients respond well to immunosuppressive treatment, the recognition of these disorders is of utmost importance.

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