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2019 Sep 26

BMC Neurol



The diffuse involvement of anti-N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor encephalitis in brain: a case report.


Jiang Y, Ma J, Gong T, Hao H, Chen H
BMC Neurol. 2019 Sep 26; 19(1):230.
PMID: 31558152.


Anti-N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor (NMDAR) encephalitis is a severe and most common autoimmune encephalitis in patients under 40 years old. Anti-NMDAR encephalitis has various clinical and neuroimaging findings. Here we report a special case of an anti-NMDAR encephalitis who had diffuse lesions in bilateral hemispheres with mild mass effects in left basal ganglia area.