WHAT IS AE

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.

AE

Autoimmune Encephalitis is an illness where your immune system mistakes your brain as an infection

ANTIBODIES

The body creates antibodies for various reasons. One of those reasons is to fight illness or infections.

SYMPTOMS

The symptoms of Autoimmune Encephalitis can impersonate or mimic the symptoms of other illnesses.


DIAGNOSIS

Diagnosing Autoimmune Encephalitis is very complex since its symptoms present like symptoms from varying illnesses.

TREATMENT

There are two tiers or lines of treatments which are called first list and second line treatments.

RECOVERY

It is widely agreed that early aggressive treatments make for the best outcomes.