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LGI1-antibody Patients Follow-up

2019-10-02 07:21:32 | BioPortfolio

Summary

Autoimmune encephalitis involve autoantibodies targeting central nervous system, and particularly the synapse or its structure like for LGI1 protein. Anti-LGI1 encephalitis is revealed by an inflammation of the limbic system, with mainly temporal lobe, faciobrachial dystonic or generalized seizures, and cognitive disorders.

This disease is rare and its clinical, EEG and radiological characterisation is not sufficiently established. The investigators will evaluate these three aspects for the anti-LGI1 cohort of patients of the National Reference Center of autoimmune encephalitis.

Study Design

Conditions

Anti-LGI1 Encephalitis

Location

Centre de référence des syndromes neurologiques paranéoplasiques et encéphalites auto-immunes
Lyon
France

Status

Not yet recruiting

Source

Hospices Civils de Lyon

Results (where available)

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