Visit our new website

Understanding Hashimoto's Encephalopathy 2016 Edition:
An Expanded and Updated Guide For Patients, Families, and Caregivers
– Now Available on Amazon
Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, and Instagram!

Published 2017


Focal neurological presentation in Hashimoto’s encephalopathy mimicking a vascular occlusion of the middle cerebral artery.

Alazzeh A, Jaroudi S, Gooch M, Peiris AN.

BMJ Case Rep. 2017 Jul 14;2017. pii: bcr-2017-219933.

doi: 10.1136/bcr-2017-219933.



Plasmapheresis Responsive Rapid Onset Dementia with Predominantly Frontal Dysfunction in the Context of Hashimoto’s Encephalopathy

Endres D, Vry MS, Dykierek P, Riering AN, Lüngen E, Stich O, Dersch R, Venhoff N, Erny D, Mader I, Meyer PT and Tebartz van Elst L

Front. Psychiatry 8:212.

doi: 10.3389/fpsyt.2017.00212 (2017) .

Full article:


Hashimoto encephalopathy in pediatric patients: Homogeneity in clinical presentation and heterogeneity in antibody titers.

Lee J, Yu HJ, Lee J.

Brain Dev. 2017 Aug 4. pii: S0387-7604(17)30205-X.

doi: 10.1016/j.braindev.2017.07.008. [Epub ahead of print]



Hashimoto’s encephalopathy and anti-MOG antibody encephalitis: 50 years after Lord Brain’s description.

Chen KA, Brilot F, Dale RC, Lafferty AR, Andrews PI.

Eur J Paediatr Neurol. 2017 Nov;21(6):898-901.

doi: 10.1016/j.ejpn.2017.06.002. Epub 2017 Jun 10.



Psychiatric Presentations Heralding Hashimoto’s Encephalopathy: A Systematic Review and Analysis of Cases Reported in Literature.

Menon V, Subramanian K, Thamizh JS.

Journal of Neurosciences in Rural Practice. 2017;8(2):261-267.


Full article:


Hashimoto encephalopathy associated rapid onset narcolepsy type 1

Georgiev, DejanKojovic, MajaKlanjšcek, GorazdDolenc-Grošelj, Leja et al.

Sleep Medicine, Volume 29, 94 – 95(2017)

Full article:


Hashimoto encephalopathy: literature review

Zhou, J. Y., Xu, B., Lopes, J., Blamoun, J. and Li, L.

Acta Neurologica Scandinavica, 135: 285-290 (2017)

doi: 10.1111/ane.12618



A young female with urinary retention – Hashimoto’s Encephalopathy

Cooper, Benjamin L. Appel SE, Ammar HM.

The American Journal of Emergency Medicine , Volume 35 , Issue 6 , 943.e1 – 943.e2




Hashimoto’s Encephalopathy Presenting with Unusual Behavioural Disturbances in an Adolescent Girl

Murugan Selvaraj Karthik, Kulothungan Nandhini, Viswanath Subashini, and Ramasamy Balakrishnan.

Case Reports in Medicine, vol. 2017, Article ID 3494310, 3 pages, 2017.


Full article:


Limbic encephalitis associated with anti-NH2-terminal of a-enolase antibodies: A clinical subtype of Hashimoto encephalopathy.

Kishitani T, Matsunaga A, Ikawa M, Hayashi K, Yamamura O, Hamano T, Watanabe O, Tanaka K, Nakamoto Y, Yoneda M.

Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Mar;96(10):e6181.

doi: 10.1097/MD.0000000000006181

Full article:


Therapeutic plasma exchange For Hashimoto’s encephalopathy

Simmons, S. C., Staley, E. M., Dorn, D. P., Nails, A. P., Marques, M. B., Williams, L. A. and Pham, H. P.

J Clin Apher. 2017 Oct 30

doi: 10.1002/jca.21597. [Epub ahead of print]



Diagnostic Value of 18F-FDG PET/CT versus MRI in the Setting of Antibody Specific Autoimmune Encephalitis
Solnes, et al.
The Journal of Nuclear Medicine
published ahead of print February 16, 2017
doi: 10.2967/jnumed.116.184333



Hashimoto’s encephalitis associated with AMPAR2 antibodies: a case report.
Zhu M, et al.
BMC Neurol.
2017 Feb 21;17(1):37.
doi: 10.1186/s12883-017-0823-4.


Neuropsychological impairment in Hashimoto’s encephalopathy: A case report and literature review.
Liorah Sabbah-Talasazan & Irene Piryatinsky
BMC Neurol.
Published Online 26th May 2017; pg 1-9
doi: 10.1080/23279095.2017.1326048


Last updated by Web Team on Dec 7, 2017

Giving Assistant

Donate to HESA via Giving Assistant when you shop online.


Find Our Page On The Mighty

More than half of Americans are facing serious health conditions or medical issues. They want more than information. They want to be inspired. The Mighty publishes real stories about real people facing real challenges.


AE Alliance
"The Autoimmune Encephalitis Alliance promotes collaboration to improve care, find a cure and create community so that no one faces autoimmune encephalitis alone.

The Encephalitis Society
"The Encephalitis Society is an International organization providing information and support for all causes of Encephalitis."

Encephalitis Global
"Encephalitis Global is a U.S.A. 501(c)(3) non-profit organization formed in 2005 as an alliance connecting encephalitis survivors and caregivers around the world."

Scientific literature is growing at a rate of more than 2 new articles every single minute. It is impossible for scientists to consume and understand the rapidly expanding ocean of biomedical literature. You can help biomedical researchers find the information they need to discover cures faster.
"Connecting Rare Disease Patients Globally"
"Alone we are rare. Together we are strong.®"

Contact a Family
"For families with disabled children."

Madison's Foundation Provides information about rare diseases and connects parents whose children have the same rare disease.

NIH Health Hotline
Toll-free numbers from the National Library of Medicine's Health Hotlines Database.

HE Notebook - Wordpress Site
A great blog of an HE patient with a trove of information, personal stories, and links to medical studies.