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Limbic encephalitis with NMDA receptor antibodies

Disease definition

Limbic encephalitis with anti-N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) receptor antibodies is a recently described type of encephalitis (see this term) affecting young women with teratoma of ovary (see this term) and associated with antibodies that react with neuronal cell surface auto-antigens.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • Limbic encephalitis with N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor antibodies
  • Prevalence: Unknown
  • Inheritance: Not applicable 
  • Age of onset: All ages
  • ICD-10: G13.1
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: -
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: -
  • MedDRA: -

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