Portrayal of a young female in 16th century Islamic art: Does she have anti-NMDAR encephalitis?

  • Daniel Kondziella Department of Neurology, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Copenhagen, Denmark Department of Neuroscience, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
  • Sara Bech Department of Neurology, Bispebjerg Hospital, Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
Keywords: Autoimmune Encephalitis, Anti-N-Methyl-D-Aspartate Receptor Encephalitis, History of Medicine, Neurology, Art, Psychosis

Abstract

Portrayal of a young female in 16th century Islamic art: Does she have anti-NMDAR encephalitis?

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Published
2018-11-29
How to Cite
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Kondziella D, Bech S. Portrayal of a young female in 16th century Islamic art: Does she have anti-NMDAR encephalitis?. Iran J Neurol. 17(4):192-194.
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