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Mesh term Anti-N-Methyl-D-Aspartate Receptor Encephalitis

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Autoimmune Diseases of the Nervous System
Paraneoplastic Syndromes, Nervous System


Disorder characterized by symptoms of CATATONIA; HYPOVENTILATION; DYSKINESIAS; ENCEPHALITIS; and SEIZURES followed by a reduced CONSCIOUSNESS. It is often followed by a viral-like prodrome. Many cases are self-limiting and respond well to IMMUNOMODULATORY THERAPIES against the NMDA RECEPTORS antibodies.

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