Hashimoto Encephalopathy: Encephalitis versus Vasculopathy and the Impact of Concussion

@inproceedings{Younger2018HashimotoEE,
  title={Hashimoto Encephalopathy: Encephalitis versus Vasculopathy and the Impact of Concussion},
  author={David S Younger},
  year={2018}
}
Patients with Hashimoto encephalitis may present with seizures, stroke-like episodes, transient focal and global neurological deficits, and a variety of neuropsychiatric disturbances. The encephalopathy evolves with elevated anti-thyroid peroxidase antibodies, independent of hormonal thyroid function. A vasculitic basis is considered in cases that show inflammatory vasculopathy in brain biopsy and postmortem tissues. A relation to autoimmune encephalitis is supported by etiologic localization… Expand

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