volume 37, issue 1, P47-50 2015
DOI: 10.1590/2237-6089-2014-0036
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Abstract: AbstractObjective: Psychiatric symptoms emerge in the early stages of anti-N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor (anti-NMDAR) encephalitis, and patients often seek treatment in psychiatric departments before visiting any other general medical services. Numerous articles about anti-NMDAR encephalitis have been published in the scientific community worldwide, but few emphasize the role of psychiatry in symptom management. Case description: We describe the case of a patient with anti--NMDAR encephalitis seen in our serv…

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