Autoimmune Glial Fibrillary Acidic Protein Astrocytopathy Following Herpes Simplex Virus Encephalitis in a Pediatric Patient

Pediatr Neurol. 2019 Sep;98:85-86. doi: 10.1016/j.pediatrneurol.2019.05.010. Epub 2019 May 22.
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Keywords: Astrocytopathy; Autoimmune encephalitis; Glial fibrillary acidic protein; Herpes simplex encephalitis.

Publication types

  • Case Reports
  • Letter

MeSH terms

  • Astrocytes / pathology*
  • Autoantibodies / cerebrospinal fluid*
  • Autoimmune Diseases of the Nervous System / cerebrospinal fluid
  • Autoimmune Diseases of the Nervous System / etiology*
  • Autoimmune Diseases of the Nervous System / physiopathology
  • Child
  • Encephalitis, Herpes Simplex / complications*
  • Glial Fibrillary Acidic Protein / immunology*
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Meningoencephalitis / cerebrospinal fluid
  • Meningoencephalitis / etiology*
  • Meningoencephalitis / physiopathology

Substances

  • Autoantibodies
  • Glial Fibrillary Acidic Protein