• Autoimmune Encephalitis in Children

    10 days ago - By Pediatric Neurology

    Autoimmune encephalitis is group of central nervous system inflammatory disorders that most commonly affect young adults and children. These disorders are closely associated with antibodies against neuronal cell-surface proteins, receptors, and ion channels; however, some forms of the disorder have no known antibody at this time. In children, neurologic manifestations such as seizure, movement disorders, and focal neurologic deficits are more prominent at initial presentation than psychiatric or behavioral symptoms.
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