Zhaomin Xie, Xuefen Li, Mengting Yu, Yan Huang, Yuanyuan Wang, Qian Zhou, Rongjing Yu, Duyanlu Wang, Min Wang, Jin Yu, Ting Li, Yunyi Li*


Department of Neurology, The Affiliated Brain Hospital of Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing, Jiangsu 210029, China


Introduction: Acute necrotizing encephalopathy (ANE) is an acute, explosive, and severe encephalopathy, which is characterized by convulsion, consciousness disturbance and symmetrical multifocal brain damage. 

Materials and methods: The mortality rate is as high as 30%, and survivors often suffer from neurological sequelae of different severity. 

Results: ANE, as a rare and globally distributed disease, is a group of clinical imaging syndromes of unknown etiology. The mortality rate of the disease is as high as 30%. 

Conclusions: This article discussed the nursing of ANE patients according to a case with ANE who recovered after treatment and nursing in this department.


ANE, convulsion, consciousness disturbance, symmetrical multifocal, brain damage.