The diagnosis and treatment of autoimmune encephalitis
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 the presence of particular tumors.
– Abstract from ncbi.nlm.nih.gov