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What is the promise of Bortezomib in refractory anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis?

Bortezomib for treatment of therapy-refractory anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis

Scheibe F, PrĂ¼ss H, Mengel AM, et al.

Neurology 2017; 88:366-370.

ABSTRACT

Objective:

We assessed the therapeutic potential of the plasma-cell-depleting proteasome inhibitor bortezomib in severe and therapy-refractory cases of anti-NMDA receptor (anti-NMDAR) encephalitis. 161 more words

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