AUTOIMMUNE ENCEPHALITIS EXPLAINED
Encephalitis is the swelling of the brain. Autoimmune Encephalitis is an illness where your own immune system creates antibodies to fight off something in your body but mistakes your brain as that something and causes encephalitis.
It is usually caused by some underlying illness or a tumor or teratoma.
The body creates antibodies for various reasons. One of those reasons is to fight illness or infections.
The symptoms of Autoimmune Encephalitis can impersonate or mimic the symptoms of other illnesses.
Diagnosing Autoimmune Encephalitis is very complex since its symptoms present like symptoms from varying illnesses.
There are two tiers or lines of treatments which are called first list and second line treatments.
It is widely agreed that early aggressive treatments make for the best outcomes.