Encephalopathy in compensated hashimoto thyroiditis: A clinical expression of autoimmune cerebral vasculitis

Moshe Shein, Alan Apter, Zvi Dickerman, Sam Tyano, Natan Gadoth

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Abstract

A young girl with compensated Hashimoto thyroiditis suffered from progressive encephalopathy while euthyroid. Seizures and mental abnormalities responded excellently to corticosteroids only, supporting the view that encephalopathy could be the clinical manifestation of autoimmune cerebral vasculitis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)60-64
Number of pages5
JournalBrain and Development
Volume8
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - 1986
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Hashimoto disease
  • Thyroiditis
  • autoimmune disease
  • cerebral vasculitis
  • encephalopathy
  • seizures

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