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LGI1 Encephalitis acute treatment comparisons and outcome

Dr. Justin Abbatemarco talks with Prof. Sarosh Irani about the use of corticosteroids as a first-line agent in the treatment of LGI1 antibody encephalitis. This podcast discusses findings in the research titled: LGI1 Encephalitis acute treatment comparisons and outcome. Dr. Irani discovered LGI1 and leads the neurology group at Oxford in the U.K.

Pathologic tearfulness after limbic encephalitis: A novel disorder and its neural basis

In the second part of the podcast, 12 minutes in, Dr. Stacey Clardy speaks with Dr. Chris Butler about his paper on pathologic tearfulness after limbic encephalitis.

LGI1, CASPR2 and related antibodies: a molecular evolution of the phenotypes

Interview with Dr. Sarosh Irani of Oxford is interviewed about his recent paper: LGI1, CASPR2 and related antibodies: a molecular evolution of the phenotypes.  He explains why labs should stop VGKC testing and rather test for LGI1 and Caspr2, and discusses why the VGKC may yet be of interest. 

Anti-LGI1-associated cognitive impairment: Presentation and long-term outcome

LGI-1 antibodies in Limbic encephalitis

Short 2 minute description of LGI1 Limbic Encephaltis. 

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