... seizures associated with MOG-IgG disease AbstractText: To compare incidence of seizures and encephalitis-like presentation, or both between AQP4-IgG-positive and MOG-IgG-positive patients ... Patients with MOG-IgG-associated disease were more likely to have seizures and encephalitis-like presentation than patients with AQP4-IgG-associated disease.
Neurological and Central Nervous System Diseases (1), Immune System Diseases (1) Seizures (11), Encephalitis (3), Multiple Sclerosis (1), more mentions
Definitive identification of Angiostrongylus cantonensis parasites from clinical specimens is difficult. As a result, regional epidemiology and burden are poorly characterized. To ascertain presence of this parasite in patients in Laos with eosinophilic meningitis, we performed quantitative PCRs on 36 cerebrospinal fluid samples; 4 positive samples confirmed the parasite's presence.
... patients with anti-N-methyl-d-aspartate receptor (anti-NMDAR) encephalitis AbstractText: In the setting of a prospective, single-center, longitudinal ... Of 109 patients (47 men; 62 women) with anti-NMDAR encephalitis, 88 patients (80.7%) had reported seizures at acute phase, including ... a common feature in the acute stage of anti-NMDAR encephalitis but not thereafter.
Neurological and Central Nervous System Diseases (1) Seizures (14), Status Epilepticus (4), Anti-N-Methyl-D-Aspartate Receptor Encephalitis (4), more mentions
In all cases, ZIKV was detected in serum and/or cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) samples. In this case series, four cases were defined as GBS, one as acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM) and the other as encephalitis. ZIKV was detected in all cases by RT-PCR and virus isolation was successful in two patients.
Infections (3), Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis (2), Encephalitis (2), more mentions
... the majority of patients with anti-N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor (NMDAR) encephalitis... late myelinating superficial white matter AbstractText: Forty-six patients with anti-NMDAR encephalitis were included... with damage of the superficial white matter in patients AbstractText: Anti-NMDAR encephalitis is associated with extensive superficial white matter damage in patients with incomplete ...
Anti-N-Methyl-D-Aspartate Receptor Encephalitis (3), Encephalitis (1), more mentions
... and often difficult to recognize in their early stages, complicating the diagnosis. This review discusses the classification and management of common autoimmune neurological conditions, placing an emphasis on the rapid identification of autoimmune etiology and mechanism of immune dysfunction to allow for the timely institution of appropriate treatment Keyword: Autoimmune neurology. Keyword: autoantibodies. Keyword: encephalitis. Keyword: immunotherapy. Keyword: paraneoplastic disorders.
Immune System Diseases (7) Nervous System Diseases (2), Encephalitis (1), more mentions
... not treated correctly, can lead to atrioventricular conduction blocks and meningitis... a case of early-disseminated Lyme disease presenting with Borrelia meningitis and concomitant Lyme carditis, which was misdiagnosed as mononucleosis... positive laboratory test can lead to the complications of Borrelia meningitis and Lyme carditis in untreated young healthy patients.
Climate change has been implicated in the observed shift of ticks to elevated altitudes and latitudes, notably including the Ixodes ricinus tick species which is a vector for Lyme borreliosis and tick-borne encephalitis. Climate change is also thought to have been a factor in the expansion of other important disease vectors in Europe: Aedes albopictus (the Asian tiger mosquito ...
Leishmaniasis (1), Tick-Borne Encephalitis (1), Dengue (1), more mentions