Psychiatric Prodrome in Anti-NMDAR–Associated Encephalopathy: Clinical and Pathophysiologic Considerations
- Medical Conditions
- Psychotic Disorders
- AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
In addition to psychosis, depressive symptoms can occur in patients with anti-NMDAR encephalopathy (ANMDARE). ANDMARE should be considered in patients presenting with psychotic or atypical depressive illnesses. Early recognition of ANMDARE could lead to better management of this potentially life-threatening autoimmune disorder.