AEA Research Review

Antibody associations in 2750 children with suspected autoimmune encephalitis February 12, 2024

Making the diagnosis of autoimmune encephalitis (AE) can be very straightforward when the patient develops features that are highly characteristic of a particular AE. For example, a 30-year old woman with new onset psychiatric symptoms such as hallucinations or strange behaviors and who also has repetitive movements around their mouth in their face (known as […]

Neurologic, psychiatric, and sleep investigations after treatment of anti-leucine-rich glioma-inactivated protein 1 (LGI1) encephalitis in Spain: a prospective cohort study.  March 12, 2024

A recently published study is providing a close look at anti-LGI1 encephalitis which, after anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis, is the second most common autoimmune encephalitis. Anti-LGI1 encephalitis most often affects middle aged patients who come to medical attention because of the quick onset (over a few weeks to a few months) of memory loss. Less commonly […]