Catatonic Syndrome in Anti-NMDA Receptor Encephalitis.

  title={Catatonic Syndrome in Anti-NMDA Receptor Encephalitis.},
  author={Starlin Vijay Mythri and Vivek Mathew},
  journal={Indian journal of psychological medicine},
  volume={38 2},
Anti-N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) receptor encephalitis is a newly recognised autoimmune condition. With its typical clinical pattern, consistent association with the presence of auto antibodies and rapid improvement with immunotherapy, this condition is giving insights into the boundaries between psychiatry and other neurosciences, and is opening avenues for future research. In a young lady who presented with catatonia, we considered anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis, after ruling out other… CONTINUE READING