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Table 1 Course of cognitive assessments after plasma exchange and immunosuppressive treatment

From: Malignant catatonia due to anti-NMDA-receptor encephalitis in a 17-year-old girl: case report

Time PE ending* 6 months 10 months 14 months
Prednisone (mg per day) 1 0 0 0
Cyclophosphamide (0.7/m2) 2 0 0 0
Plasma exchanges (N received previously) 13 0 0 0
Immunoglobulin (N of cure) 0 3 3 0
WAIS III Verbal comprehension index     
   Similarities 14 17 17  
   Arithmetic Impossible 8 8  
   Vocabulary 7 15 15  
   Information 8 8 8 13
   Comprehension 12 16 16  
Working memory index     
   digit span 1 7 7  
Verbal IQ 92 111 111  
Perceptual organization index     
   Matrix reasoning 6 7 11 13
   Picture completion Block design matrix 6 1 10 8 10 8  
Processing speed index     
   Symbol search 3 11 11  
   Digit symbol-coding 10 Refusal 10  
Performance IQ 63 100 109  
Total IQ Not valid 107 111  
Wechsler Memory (immediate/delayed recall)     
   Logical memory 2/1   2/6 10/8
   Face recognition 2/13   2/13  
   Verbal paired associates 3/1   3/12 7/12
   Family pictures 6/1   6/1  
   Letter-number sequencing 1   1 7
   Spatial span 1   1  
  1. PE = Plasma exchange; IQ = Intellectual Quotient; WAIS = Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale