Do the neurologists recognize autoimmune epilepsy well enough? What is the effect of the pandemic on this matter?

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Yavuz E. N. V., Altindag E., Tuzun E., Baykan B.

NEUROLOGICAL SCIENCES, vol.43, no.8, pp.5029-5037, 2022 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 43 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2022
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s10072-022-06044-5
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, Academic Search Premier, BIOSIS, CINAHL, EMBASE, Index Islamicus, MEDLINE, Psycinfo
  • Page Numbers: pp.5029-5037
  • Keywords: Autoimmune epilepsy, Anti-neuronal antibodies, Neurologist, Awareness, COVID-19, NMDA RECEPTOR ENCEPHALITIS, TEMPORAL-LOBE EPILEPSY, NEURONAL AUTOANTIBODIES, DISORDERS, SEIZURES
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes


Introduction The concept of "autoimmune epilepsy" (AE) has been emphasized more frequently through the recent increase in recognition of various autoantibodies specific to neuronal proteins.