Association of Autoimmune Encephalitis With Combined Immune Checkpoint Inhibitor Treatment for Metastatic Cancer

Volume: 73, Issue: 8, Pages: 928 - 928
Published: Aug 1, 2016
Abstract

Importance

Paraneoplastic encephalitides usually precede a diagnosis of cancer and are often refractory to immunosuppressive therapy. Conversely, autoimmune encephalitides are reversible conditions that can occur in the presence or absence of cancer.

Objective

To report the induction of autoimmune encephalitis in 2 patients after treatment of metastatic cancer with a combination of the immune checkpoint inhibitors nivolumab and...
Paper Details
Title
Association of Autoimmune Encephalitis With Combined Immune Checkpoint Inhibitor Treatment for Metastatic Cancer
Published Date
Aug 1, 2016
Volume
73
Issue
8
Pages
928 - 928
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