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Hashimoto's encephalopathy: clinical and laboratory findings.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9119267     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We describe a patient with a clinical picture characterized by subacute onset of confusion, myoclonus, tremor and generalized convulsive seizures with a relapsing course, which was attributed to Hashimoto's encephalopathy. EEG and MRI were diffusely abnormal. High titers of antithyroid antibodies were detected in her serum. She responded well to corticosteroids and her condition remained good during a one-year follow-up.
S Bostantjopoulou; D Zafiriou; Z Katsarou; A Kazis
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Functional neurology     Volume:  11     ISSN:  0393-5264     ISO Abbreviation:  Funct. Neurol.     Publication Date:    1996 Sep-Oct
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-04-24     Completed Date:  1997-04-24     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8707746     Medline TA:  Funct Neurol     Country:  ITALY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  247-51     Citation Subset:  IM    
3rd University Department of Neurology, G. Papanikolaou Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece.
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MeSH Terms
Brain Diseases / diagnosis,  etiology*,  physiopathology*
Follow-Up Studies
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Methylprednisolone / therapeutic use
Middle Aged
Status Epilepticus / etiology,  physiopathology
Thyroiditis, Autoimmune / complications*
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