Posts Tagged ‘LGI1’

Effectiveness of Immunotherapy for Patients with Autoimmune Epilepsy

Epilepsies of unknown etiology are estimated to account for approximately 23-35% of epilepsy cases.1, 2 Studies have suggested that a portion of these cases may have an autoimmune etiology.  Clinical features suggestive of autoimmune epilepsy include: acute to subacute onset, personal or family history of Read more

  • July 28, 2015
  • 04:02pm EDT

Dementia and Autoimmunity: What You Need to Know to Make an Accurate Diagnosis

Alzheimer disease, frontotemporal dementia (FTD), and Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) are among the most recognized forms of dementia.  Each of these neurodegenerative forms has distinct features. However, they also have overlapping characteristics, many of which are similar to those of non-neurodegenerative dementia, such as those with Read more

  • June 30, 2015
  • 12:06pm EDT