Atypical Bickerstaff brainstem encephalitis: ataxic hypersomnolence without ophthalmoplegia.

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OBJECTIVE Clinical and immunological evaluation of 'incomplete' Bickerstaff brainstem encephalitis (BBE). METHODS We studied two patients with postinfectious brainstem syndromes who presented at National University Hospital Singapore. Laboratory work-up included measurement of antiganglioside antibodies. RESULTS Both patients displayed hypersomnolence… (More)
DOI: 10.1136/jnnp-2013-304993

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@article{Wakerley2013AtypicalBB, title={Atypical Bickerstaff brainstem encephalitis: ataxic hypersomnolence without ophthalmoplegia.}, author={Benjamin R. Wakerley and Derek Tuck Loong Soon and Y C Chan and Nobuhiro Yuki}, journal={Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry}, year={2013}, volume={84 11}, pages={1206-7} }