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Reminder of important clinical lesson
Hashimoto’s encephalopathy: an under diagnosed entity
  1. Anil Bhansali1,
  2. P Jayaprakash1,
  3. Pinaki Dutta1,
  4. Rama Walia1,
  5. R Anantharaman1,
  6. M Modi2
  1. 1
    Endocrinology, PGIMER, Chandigarh, 160012, India
  2. 2
    Neurology, PGIMER, Chandigarh, 160012, India
  1. Anil Bhansali, anilbhansali_endocrine{at}


We describe a 60-year-old woman with Hashimoto’s thyroiditis who presented with neuropsychiatric manifestations even on optimal and stable doses of levothyroxine replacement therapy. She had high anti-thyroid peroxidase antibody and responded to glucocorticoid treatment

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  • Patient consent: Patient/guardian consent was obtained for publication.

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