Diagnostic and therapeutic aspects of Hashimoto's encephalopathy.

  title={Diagnostic and therapeutic aspects of Hashimoto's encephalopathy.},
  author={Inan Olmez and Harold H Moses and Subramaniam Sriram and Howard Kirshner and Andre H Lagrange and Siddharama Pawate},
  journal={Journal of the neurological sciences},
  volume={331 1-2},
OBJECTIVE To share our experience on clinical presentation and management of patients diagnosed with Hashimoto's Encephalopathy (HE) at Vanderbilt Medical Center between 1999 and 2012. BACKGROUND HE is a rare disorder characterized by encephalopathy and central nervous system (CNS) dysfunction, elevated antithyroid antibodies, the absence of infection or structural abnormalities in the CNS, and a response to treatment with steroids. The relationship between thyroid antibodies and… CONTINUE READING
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