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Link: Autoantibody-Associated Movement Disorders

Autoantibodies to the extracellular domain of neuronal proteins cause different neurological conditions with movement disorders as a prominent feature. We reviewed the literature of autoantibody-mediated and autoantibody-associated diseases focusing on anti-N-methyl-d-aspartate receptor (NMDAR) encephalitis, autoimmune basal ganglia encephalitis, Sydenham chorea, and the rare syndrome of progressive encephalomyelitis with rigidity and myoclonus.

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Copyright © Thieme Neuropediatrics January 1st, 2013 | Shekeeb S. Mohammad, Sudarshini Ramanathan, Fabienne Brilot, Russell C. Dale

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