Anti-N-methyl-d-aspartate receptor encephalitis in a patient with a 7-year history of being diagnosed as schizophrenia: complexities in diagnosis and treatment

@inproceedings{Huang2015AntiNmethyldaspartateRE,
  title={Anti-N-methyl-d-aspartate receptor encephalitis in a patient with a 7-year history of being diagnosed as schizophrenia: complexities in diagnosis and treatment},
  author={Chaohua Huang and Yukun Kang and Bo Zhang and Bo Li and Changjian Qiu and Shanming Liu and Hongyan Ren and Yi Yang and Xiehe Liu and Tao Li and Wanjun Guo},
  booktitle={Neuropsychiatric disease and treatment},
  year={2015}
}
Anti-N-methyl-d-aspartate receptor (NMDAR) encephalitis is a form of autoimmune encephalitis associated with antibodies against the NR1 subunits of NMDARs. Although new-onset acute prominent psychotic syndromes in patients with NMDAR encephalitis have been well documented, there is a lack of case studies on differential diagnosis and treatment of anti-NMDAR encephalitis after a long-term diagnostic history of functional psychotic disorders. The present study reports an unusual case of anti… CONTINUE READING

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