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09-06-2024 | Encephalitis | Letter to the Editor

Adult-onset neuronal intranuclear inclusion disease presenting with acute encephalitis-like episode and without characteristic hyperintensities on MR-DWI: a case report

Authors: Rongguang Ge, Kai Li, Jiaping Xu, Haoyi Dai, Yongjun Cao

Published in: Neurological Sciences

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First reported by Lindenberg et al. in 1968 [1], neuronal intranuclear inclusion disease (NIID) is a relentlessly progressive neurodegenerative disease characterized by the presence of eosinophilic hyaline intranuclear inclusions in the central and peripheral nervous system, and also in the visceral organs [2]. Notably, the clinical manifestations of NIID are extremely heterogeneous, which may involve cognitive impairment, movement disorder, paroxysmal symptom, autonomic dysfunction, etc. [3, 4], making the diagnosis and differential diagnosis of this very disease inevitably difficult and challenging. …
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Title
Adult-onset neuronal intranuclear inclusion disease presenting with acute encephalitis-like episode and without characteristic hyperintensities on MR-DWI: a case report
Authors
Rongguang Ge
Kai Li
Jiaping Xu
Haoyi Dai
Yongjun Cao
Publication date
09-06-2024
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Published in
Neurological Sciences
Print ISSN: 1590-1874
Electronic ISSN: 1590-3478
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1007/s10072-024-07630-5