Multicenter and Prospective Clinical Registry Study of Autoimmune Encephalitis in China
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02561260
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified September 2015 by Jia Wei Wang,MD, Beijing Tongren Hospital. Recruitment status was: Active, not recruiting
In recent years, more and more previously thought to be unknown encephalitis was found to be a specific antigen associated encephalitis，but because of the lack of recognition in the clinic, usually been misdiagnosed as other causes of encephalitis. Therefore, it is urgent to establish a database of autoimmune encephalitis in Chinese population. The prospective clinical trial of atutoimmune encephalitis in China, by screening the autoimmune encephalitis associated antibody and summarizing the cases analysis, in order to provide evidence for clinical diagnosis and treatment of autoimmune encephalitis.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
6 Months and older (Child, Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
The unidentified encephalitis patients who meeting the inclusion criteria and exclusion criteria and signed a written informed consent.
Older than 6 months.
Encephalopathy symptoms (change of mental state and consciousness level) persist for more than 24 hours;
At least one or more clinical features of the followings: fever, epilepsy, focal neurological deficiency symptoms, changes in CSF(cerebrospinal fluid inflammatory), changes in EEG (electroencephalogram), radiographic abnormalities;
Clinical suspected encephalitis, but conventional detected methods cannot make etiology clear.
Signed the informed consent.
Infants less than 6 months;
The metabolic encephalopathy;
Infectious encephalitis with clear pathogen clinically, referring the specific pathogenic microorganisms, including: bacteria, virus, fungus, parasite, spirochete and so on;
Non-infectious encephalitis with clear diagnosis clinically, including: multiple sclerosis, neuromyelitis optic, acute disseminated encephalomyelitis and so on.