Seizure 2021 Feb 24. Epub 2021 Feb 24.
Department of Neurology, FCM, University of Campinas (UNICAMP), and the Brazilian Institute of Neuroscience and Neurotechnology (BRAINN), Campinas, SP, Brazil. Electronic address:
Objective: To identify clinical variables that could predict the presence of autoantibodies in patients with acute encephalitis.
Methods: An observational, retrospective study from May 2011 to May 2017. Clinical, EEG, brain MRI data, and antibodies against human neuronal antigens (NMDAR, GABAR, AMPAR, LGI1, CASPR2, and GAD) from 158 patients with criteria for possible autoimmune encephalitis were analyzed to create a predictive model for this disease. Read More