Paraneoplastic encephalitis associated with ovarian teratoma and N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor antibodies

Eur J Neurol. 2008 Jan;15(1):e5-6. doi: 10.1111/j.1468-1331.2007.02005.x. Epub 2007 Nov 27.
No abstract available

Publication types

  • Case Reports
  • Letter

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Autoantibodies / cerebrospinal fluid
  • Biomarkers / analysis
  • Biomarkers / cerebrospinal fluid
  • Biomarkers, Tumor / analysis
  • Biomarkers, Tumor / cerebrospinal fluid
  • Cell Line
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Ovarian Neoplasms / complications*
  • Ovarian Neoplasms / physiopathology*
  • Ovarian Neoplasms / surgery
  • Paraneoplastic Syndromes, Nervous System / cerebrospinal fluid
  • Paraneoplastic Syndromes, Nervous System / diagnosis
  • Paraneoplastic Syndromes, Nervous System / immunology*
  • Predictive Value of Tests
  • Receptors, N-Methyl-D-Aspartate / immunology*
  • Sensitivity and Specificity
  • Teratoma / complications*
  • Teratoma / physiopathology*
  • Teratoma / surgery

Substances

  • Autoantibodies
  • Biomarkers
  • Biomarkers, Tumor
  • NR1 NMDA receptor
  • NR2B NMDA receptor
  • Receptors, N-Methyl-D-Aspartate