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    Open Access Letter to Editor Article ID: JNNSD-6-137

    Acute psychosis in elderly: do not forget the CASPR2 spectrum as a possible cause

    André Ricardo Merkle, Marco Antônio Machado Schlindwein, Letícia Caroline Breis and Marcus Vinícius Magno Gonçalves*

    Antibodies against contactin-associated protein 2 (CASPR2), a protein associated with the Voltage-Gated Potassium Channel Complex (VGKC) [1], represent an emerging cause of some old neurological manifestations; such as Morvan’s and Isaacs’ syndromes, as well as a variety of phenotypes encompassing limbic encephalitis, neuropathic pain, late onset epilepsy and dysautonomia [2,3].


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    Published on: May 30, 2020 Pages: 8-9

    Full Text PDF Full Text HTML DOI: 10.17352/jnnsd.000037
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