Thyrotoxic autoimmune encephalopathy: a repeat positron emission tomography study.

@article{Seo2003ThyrotoxicAE,
  title={Thyrotoxic autoimmune encephalopathy: a repeat positron emission tomography study.},
  author={Sang Won Seo and Byeong Il Lee and Jong Doo Lee and Sun Ah Park and Kyung Suk Kim and S H Kim and Min Jung Yun},
  journal={Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry},
  year={2003},
  volume={74 4},
  pages={
          504-6
        }
}
Thyroid related autoantibodies have been related to the development of encephalopathy, known as Hashimoto's encephalopathy. However, their relation with the encephalopathy occurring in patients with Graves' disease has not been well established. The case is reported of a 51 year old woman presenting with subacute progressive dementia with evidence of hyperthyroidism. She had Graves' disease associated with high titres of thyroid related autoantibodies. Her encephalopathy was not improved by… CONTINUE READING

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