Hashimoto’s encephalography: postmortem findings after fatal status epilepticus

Duffey, Philip, Yee, Sandra, Reid, Ian N. and Bridges, Lesley R. (2003) Hashimoto’s encephalography: postmortem findings after fatal status epilepticus. Neurology, 61, (8), 1124-1126.


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The clinical features of Hashimoto’s encephalopathy have been attributed to a cerebral vasculitis, but pathologic material is rarely available. The authors describe an individual with Hashimoto’s encephalopathy complicated by fatal status epilepticus. Postmortem examination demonstrated mild perivascular lymphocytic infiltration throughout the brain and leptomeninges plus diffuse gliosis of gray matter in the cortex, basal ganglia, thalami, hippocampi, and, to a lesser extent, the parenchymal white matter.

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ISSNs: 0028-3878 (print)
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Subjects: R Medicine > RC Internal medicine > RC0321 Neuroscience. Biological psychiatry. Neuropsychiatry
Divisions : University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Medicine > Clinical Neurosciences
ePrint ID: 40598
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October 2003Published
Date Deposited: 07 Jul 2006
Last Modified: 31 Mar 2016 12:11
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/40598

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