Clinical manifestations, diagnostic criteria and therapy of Hashimoto's encephalopathy: Report of two cases

@article{Mijajlovic2010ClinicalMD,
  title={Clinical manifestations, diagnostic criteria and therapy of Hashimoto's encephalopathy: Report of two cases},
  author={Milija Mijajlovic and Mihailo M Mirkovi{\'c} and Jelena R. Dackovic and Jasna J Zidverc-Trajkovi{\'c} and Nadezda Covickovi{\'c} Sterni{\'c}},
  journal={Journal of the Neurological Sciences},
  year={2010},
  volume={288},
  pages={194-196}
}
Hashimoto's encephalopathy (HE) is a rare, still not well understood, autoimmune disease with neurological and psychiatric manifestations. and elevated titers of antithyroid antibodies in serum and cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) as a hallmark of the disease. Patients are mostly women. Current diagnostic criteria include corticosteroide responsiveness, but it is the case in only 50% of patients with HE. In steroid non-responders other immunomodulatory therapies or plasmapheresis could be applied… CONTINUE READING

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