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In Rare Disorder, Woman's Immune System Attacks Her Own Brain
 

In Rare Disorder, Woman's Immune System Attacks Her Own Brain

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A new case report in The New England Journal of Medicine describes a case of anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis, a rare autoimmune disorder that affects the brain.
 
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5 Dec 2016 - General
 
Thanks for sharing these links Madhubabu kaaja . Based on my personal experience, the most common autoimmune disease that I have encountered is multiple sclerosis. It is an episodic demyelinating disease. However for receptor-mediated autoimmune illness, it is difficult to diagnose that especially in regions were in diagnostic modalities are not available. What is the most common CNS autoimmune disease in your reg...
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I found following from web search which may helpful to you, me and all HCPs.

1. The disease is a brand new and first identified in 2007.
2. It affects males also, A 16 year teenage guy admitted into hospitalized with unknown condition in last year december. http://www.fox7austin.com/news/local-news/57433946-story
3. A polar bear suddenly died in Dec 2 2016 with this disease and suspecting bacterial or virus responsible for this disease.
4. 2 pupmed links https://www.ncbi.nlm...
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