This table lists symptoms that people with this disease may have. For most diseases, symptoms will vary from person to person. People with the same disease may not have all the symptoms listed. This information comes from a database called the Human Phenotype Ontology (HPO) . The HPO collects information on symptoms that have been described in medical resources. The HPO is updated regularly. Use the HPO ID to access more in-depth information about a symptom.
|Medical Terms||Other Names||
|100% of people have these symptoms|
|80%-99% of people have these symptoms|
|30%-79% of people have these symptoms|
|Abnormality of the cerebral white matter||0002500|
Mental disorientation[ more ]
Low blood sodium levels
Inability to move
|5%-29% of people have these symptoms|
|Abnormal autonomic nervous system physiology||0012332|
Excessive, persistent worry and fear
Decreased immune function
Elevated white blood count
High white blood count
Increased blood leukocyte number[ more ]
|Nausea and vomiting||0002017|
Repeated seizures without recovery between them
Low platelet count
|1%-4% of people have these symptoms|
|Limited neck flexion||
Limited neck flexibility
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These resources provide more information about this condition or associated symptoms. The in-depth resources contain medical and scientific language that may be hard to understand. You may want to review these resources with a medical professional.
The International Autoimmune Encephalitis Society offers patients and families detailed information on diagnosis and treatment.
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Is this hereditary? If my husband has it, do I need to worry that my boys may get it ? See answer