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BrainWaves #23 Autoimmune and paraneoplastic limbic encephalitis

MedLink Neurology
Podcast is delighted to feature selected episodes from BrainWaves, courtesy of James E Siegler MD, its originator and host. BrainWaves is an academic audio podcast whose mission is to educate medical providers through clinical cases and topical reviews in neurology, medicine, and the humanities, and episodes originally aired from 2016 to 2021.

Originally released: July 12, 2018

It seems like a new antibody in autoimmune central nervous system disorders is being discovered every day. Well, maybe not that frequently. But autoimmune encephalitis may now be as common as infectious encephalitis. In this week's program, we revisit an episode from 2016 where Dr. Ramani Balu (neurocritical care) shares his experience in evaluating and managing patients with these conditions.

Produced by James E Siegler. Music by Three Chain Links, Lee Rosevere, and Kevin McLeod. Sound effects by Mike Koenig. Voiceover by Erika Mejia. BrainWaves' podcasts and online content are intended for medical education only and should not be used for clinical decision-making.


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