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Research Article

[18F]-Fluoro-Deoxy-Glucose Positron Emission Tomography Scan Should Be Obtained Early in Cases of Autoimmune Encephalitis

Table 2

Structural and physiological workup.

PatientDays from onset to first imageFirst image modalityDays from onset to first positive image findingFirst positive image modalityDays from onset to first EEGDays from onset to first positive EEG findingsEEG finding

246MRI109PET4681Vertex seizure
373MRI120PET83180Periodic pattern
4184MRI184MRI183183Nonlocalizable status
510MRI18MRI53NAGeneralized slowing
614CT16MRI2222Right frontotemporal seizure
79CT33PET1418Bifrontal seizure


EEG, electroencephalogram; CT, computed tomography; PET, positron emission tomography; NA, not applicable.

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