We added the following article to the Case Studies and Research section of the site today:
Paediatric autoimmune encephalopathies: clinical features, laboratory investigations and outcomes in patients with or without antibodies to known central nervous system autoantigens
Yael Hacohen, Sukhvir Wright, Patrick Waters, Shakti Agrawal, Lucinda Carr, Helen Cross, Carlos De Sousa, Catherine DeVile, Penny Fallon, Rajat Gupta, Tammy Hedderly, Elaine Hughes, Tim Kerr, Karine Lascelles, Jean-Pierre Lin, Sunny Philip, Keith Pohl, Prab Prabahkar, Martin Smith, Ruth Williams, Antonia Clarke, Cheryl Hemingway, Evangeline Wassmer, Angela Vincent, Ming J Lim
J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2012 Nov 22.
Although this article is not specific to HE, the research on which it reports concerns autoimmune encephalopathies, of which HE is a type.
The following pediatric HE article is being added to our list today. The article is co-authored by Dr. Dalmau, one of the leading authorities in the world on autoimmune encephalopathy.
Autoimmune encephalitis in children.
J Child Neurol. 2012 Nov;27(11):1460-9. Epub 2012 Aug 29.
T Armangue, M Petit-Pedrol, J Dalmau
The following three articles – one of which is specific to pediatric cases – were added today to the list of case studies which may be accessed above.
Recurrent Hashimoto’s encephalopathy, showing spontaneous remission: a case report.
L Li, Zheng FP, Wang G, Li H.
Intern Med. 2011;50(12):1309-12. Epub 2011 Jun 15.
Abstract / Full Text Available Free:
Non-convulsive status epilepticus of frontal origin as the first manifestation of Hashimoto’s encephalopathy.
G Monti, M Pugnaghi, A Ariatti, L Mirandola, G Giovannini, S Scacchetti, P Nichelli, S Meletti
Epileptic Disord. 2011 Sep;13(3):253-8.
Abstract / Full Text Available Free:
Undetected Hashimoto encephalopathy–a diagnostic challenge in child psychiatry and child neurology.
Z Kinder Jugendpsychiatr Psychother. 2010 Jan;38(1):21-7. (German)
The following articles have been added to the list of scientific articles available through the link above (Case Studies and Scientific Research):
Hashimoto’s Encephalopathy as the cause of deteriorating consciousness during treatment of Leptomeningeal Carcinomatosis from breast cancer
J Clin Oncol. 2012 Oct 8. [Epub ahead of print]
YH Liang, PF Wu, CH Lin, YS Lu
Extract (first page):
Electrophysiological tests in a case of Hashimoto’s encephalopathy
S Shibayama, A Igaki, M Kuroda, M Honnda, S Fujii, Y Wada, K Inuzumi, M Takeda, M Koshiba
Rinsho Byori. 2010 Oct;58(10):986-9.
High prevalence of serum autoantibodies against the amino terminal of alpha-enolase in Hashimoto’s encephalopathy.
M Yoneda, A Fujii, A Ito, H Yokoyama, H Nakagawa, M Kuriyama
J Neuroimmunol. 2007 Apr;185(1-2):195-200
In addition to the five newly located articles listed in the post immediately below this one, today we have also added two new case reports that specifically address pediatric HE cases.
Hashimoto encephalopathy and peripheral neuropathy in an Italian adolescent
V Salpietro, V Granata, A Polizzi, K Mankad, S Briuglia, R Gallizzi, G Tortorella, M Ruggieri
The Child Journal of Pediatrics, Vol 1, No. 2, June 2012: 9
Central nervous system vasculitis with positive antithyroid antibodies in an adolescent boy.
Sarah L Tsai, Evan C Lewis, Erick Sell, Sharon Whiting
Pediatr Neurol. 2011 Sep ;45 (3):189-92
We have now added a page that contains a list of recently published scientific articles and case reports that specifically address the pediatric HE/SREAT patient. This list will be updated several times a week, as new case reports and articles are published. This is the most comprehensive list of articles available on the web. The tab “Pediatric Cases” is at the top of this page. If you click on it, you will be taken to the list of articles.