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Friday, July 5, 2019

Autoantibody-Mediated Encephalitis

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ACEP Now - By Ryan Patrick Radecki - June 19, 2019
"A few years ago, a best-selling autobiographical work, Brain on Fire, chronicled one of the first instances of diagnosis for N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) encephalitis. The story depicted by the author is one of a young woman’s descent into madness caused by encephalitis before its relatively novel cause is determined by a New York neurologist. The book details her recovery, and the story has even been developed into a feature film on Netflix..."