Pediatric anti-N methyl D aspartate receptor encephalitis

Abstract

Anti-N Methyl D Aspartate Receptor encephalitis (anti-NMDARE) is a recently defined disease, which is probably more under-recognized than rare. We report a case of anti-NMDARE in a 13-years-old girl, who presented with intractable seizures. To the best of our knowledge, this is the second case of pediatric anti-NMDARE being reported from India. The need for a greater awareness of this disease and the subtle differences in clinical presentation between pediatric and adult patients are highlighted.

DOI: 10.4103/1817-1745.117841
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@inproceedings{Suri2013PediatricAM, title={Pediatric anti-N methyl D aspartate receptor encephalitis}, author={Vinit Suri and Sushma Sharma and Rohan V Gupta and S K Sogani and Sunit Mediratta and Nilesh Jadhao}, booktitle={Journal of pediatric neurosciences}, year={2013} }