Stop testing for autoantibodies to the VGKC-complex: only request LGI1 and CASPR2.

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Autoantibodies to leucine-rich glioma-inactivated 1 (LGI1) and contactin-associated protein like-2 (CASPR2) are associated with clinically distinctive syndromes that are highly immunotherapy responsive, such as limbic encephalitis, faciobrachial dystonic seizures, Morvan’s […]

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Acute intermittent porphyria presenting with posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome (PRES) and abdominal pain.

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Acute intermittent porphyria is a rare genetic condition in which disrupted haem synthesis causes overproduction of porphyrin precursors. Occasionally, it is associated with posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome (PRES), presenting with […]

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