AE Alliance Blog

The AE Alliance blog endeavors to educate, inspire hope and build a community among patients, families and caregivers. This blog is written for families, patients, caregivers and anyone interested in learning more about autoimmune encephalitis.

The diagnosis and treatment of autoimmune encephalitis

The diagnosis and treatment of autoimmune encephalitis Eric Lancaster J Clin Neurol. 2016 Jan; 12(1): 1-13. Autoimmune encephalitis causes subacute deficits of memory and cognition, often followed by suppressed level of consciousness or coma. A careful history and examination may show early clues to particular autoimmune causes, such as neuromyotonia, hyperekplexia, psychosis, dystonia, or …

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Diagnostic Testing

This blog post provides guidance on diagnostic testing for autoimmune encephalitis, including answers to common questions and and additional resources for families and patients. Please be sure to review the disclaimer at bottom. If you have additional resources or are told something different, please let us know so we can provide the most up to date and …

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