Table 2

Laboratory findings of 13 patients with Hashimoto’s Encephalopathy
Test Number (%) of patients/total number of patients tested
Serologic findings
Anti-TPO antibody elevated 13 (100)/13
Anti-TG antibody elevated 6 (46.2)/13
Aminotransferase level elevated 5 (38.5)/13
gG level reduced 3 (23.1)/13
Complement C3 level reduced 3 (23.1)/13
ANA positive 2 (28.6)/7
ENA antibody positive 2 (18.2)/11
Anti-SSA antibody 1 (9.1)/11
Anti-Jo-1 antibody 1 (9.1)/11
C reactive protein level elevated 1 (7.7)/13
Rheumatoid factor positive 1 (7.7)/13
CSF
Protein levels elevated 8 (61.5)/13
Myelin basic protein levels elevated 3 (33.3)/9
gG synthesis rate elevated 3 (33.3)/9
Oligoclonal bands positive 1 (11.1)/9

Abbreviations: TPO, thyroid peroxidase; TG, thyroglobulin; ESR, erythrocyte sedimentation rate; ANA, antinuclear antibody; ENA, extractable nuclear antigen; ANCA, anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibody; ACL, anticardiolipin.

Tang et al.

Tang et al. BMC Neurology 2012 12:60   doi:10.1186/1471-2377-12-60

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