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Autoimmune encephalitis with acute presentation masquerading as viral encephalitis


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Case Report

Author Details : Ravi Kanth Jakkani*, Kiran Kumar Ramineni

Volume : 5, Issue : 4, Year : 2019

Article Page : 257-259


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Abstract

Encephalitic syndromes typically manifest with fever, altered sensorium and seizures. Viral etiology
accounts for the significant proportion of cases especially with acute febrile illness. Here we report a
middle aged female with anti NMDAR encephalitis with acute presentation mimicking viral encephalitis.
She had good clinical and radiological improvement with immunosuppressive therapy.

Keywords: Autoimmune, encephalitis, seizures, viral


Doi : 10.18231/j.ijn.2019.043

How to cite : Jakkani R K, Ramineni K K, Autoimmune encephalitis with acute presentation masquerading as viral encephalitis. IP Indian J Neurosci 2019;5(4):257-259

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