Allen Jr. Aksamit, MD

  • 5603 Citations
  • 37 Scopus h-Index
1985 …2019
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Research Output 1985 2019

2019

Building a neuroinfectious disease consensus curriculum

Venkatesan, A., Chow, F. C., Aksamit, A. J., Bartt, R., Bleck, T. P., Jay, C., Pastula, D. M., Roos, K. L., Rumbaugh, J., Saylor, D. & Cho, T. A., Jul 30 2019, In : Neurology. 93, 5, p. 208-216 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Delphi Technique
Curriculum
Communicable Diseases
Expert Testimony
Politics

End of life: Expert care and support, not physician-hastened death

Masdeu, J. C., Aksamit, A. J., Carver, A. C., Foley, K. M., Kass, J. S., Martin, R. A., McCusker, E. A., McQuillen, M. P., Mehanna, R., Payne, R., Victor, S. J. & Warach, S., Oct 22 2019, In : Neurology. 93, 17, p. 729-734 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Terminal Care
Physicians
Terminally Ill
Psychological Stress
Medicine

Rheumatoid Meningitis: Clinical Characteristics, Diagnostic Evaluation, and Treatment

Parsons, A. M., Aslam, F., Grill, M. F., Aksamit, A. J. & Goodman, B. P., Jan 1 2019, In : Neurohospitalist.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Meningitis
Biopsy
Therapeutics
Adrenal Cortex Hormones
Rheumatoid Factor
2018
65 Citations (Scopus)

Autoimmune encephalitis epidemiology and a comparison to infectious encephalitis

Dubey, D., Pittock, S. J., Kelly, C. R., McKeon, A., Lopez-Chiriboga, A. S., Lennon, V. A., Gadoth, A., Smith, C. Y., Bryant, S. C., Klein, C. J., Aksamit, A. J., Toledano, M., Boeve, B. F., Tillema, J-M. & Flanagan, E., Jan 1 2018, In : Annals of Neurology. 83, 1, p. 166-177 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Epidemiology
Autoantibodies
Incidence
Cohort Studies
Cross-Sectional Studies
7 Citations (Scopus)

Characteristics of Spontaneous Spinal Cord Infarction and Proposed Diagnostic Criteria

Zalewski, N. L., Rabinstein, A., Krecke, K. N., Brown, R. D. J., Wijdicks, E. F. M., Weinshenker, B. G., Kaufmann, T. J., Morris, J. M., Aksamit, A. J., Bartleson, J. D., Lanzino, G., Blessing, M. M. & Flanagan, E., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : JAMA Neurology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Infarction
Spinal Cord
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Spinal Cord Diseases
Transverse Myelitis
16 Citations (Scopus)

Definition and Consensus Diagnostic Criteria for Neurosarcoidosis: From the Neurosarcoidosis Consortium Consensus Group

Stern, B. J., Royal, W., Gelfand, J. M., Clifford, D. B., Tavee, J., Pawate, S., Berger, J. R., Aksamit, A. J., Krumholz, A., Pardo, C. A., Moller, D. R., Judson, M. A., Drent, M. & Baughman, R. P., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : JAMA Neurology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sarcoidosis
Uncertainty
Neurosarcoidosis
Peripheral Nervous System
Biological Factors
5 Citations (Scopus)

Glial fibrillary acidic protein IgG related myelitis: Characterisation and comparison with aquaporin-4-IgG myelitis

Sechi, E., Morris, P. P., McKeon, A., Pittock, S. J., Hinson, S. R., Weinshenker, B. G., Aksamit, A. J., Krecke, K. N., Kaufmann, T. J., Jolliffe, E. A., Zalewski, N. L., Zekeridou, A., Wingerchuk, D. M., Jitprapaikulsan, J. & Flanagan, E., Jul 20 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aquaporin 4
Myelitis
Glial Fibrillary Acidic Protein
Immunoglobulin G

Neurology gone 'Viral’

Bartt, R. & Aksamit, A. J., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Neurologic Clinics.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neurology
6 Citations (Scopus)

Optic disc edema in glial fibrillary acidic protein autoantibody-positive meningoencephalitis

Chen, J., Aksamit, A. J., McKeon, A., Pittock, S. J., Weinshenker, B. G., Leavitt, J. A., Morris, P. P. & Flanagan, E., Jan 1 2018, In : Journal of Neuro-Ophthalmology. 38, 3, p. 276-281 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Papilledema
Meningoencephalitis
Glial Fibrillary Acidic Protein
Autoantibodies
Immunoglobulin G
2017
72 Citations (Scopus)

Glial fibrillary acidic protein immunoglobulin G as biomarker of autoimmune astrocytopathy: Analysis of 102 patients

Flanagan, E., Hinson, S. R., Lennon, V. A., Fang, B., Aksamit, A. J., Morris, P. P., Basal, E., Honorat, J. A., Alfugham, N. B., Linnoila, J. J., Weinshenker, B. G., Pittock, S. J. & McKeon, A., Feb 1 2017, In : Annals of Neurology. 81, 2, p. 298-309 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Glial Fibrillary Acidic Protein
Immunoglobulin G
Biomarkers
Cerebrospinal Fluid
Central Nervous System Diseases
2016
73 Citations (Scopus)

Autoimmune glial fibrillary acidic protein astrocytopathy: A novel meningoencephalomyelitis

Fang, B., McKeon, A. B., Hinson, S. R., Kryzer, T. J., Pittock, S. J., Aksamit, A. J. & Lennon, V. A., Nov 1 2016, In : JAMA Neurology. 73, 11, p. 1297-1307 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Glial Fibrillary Acidic Protein
Autoantibodies
Nervous System
Meningoencephalitis
Immunotherapy
23 Citations (Scopus)

Central canal enhancement and the trident sign in spinal cord sarcoidosis

Zalewski, N. L., Krecke, K. N., Weinshenker, B. G., Aksamit, A. J., Conway, B. L., McKeon, A. & Flanagan, E., Aug 16 2016, In : Neurology. 87, 7, p. 743-744 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Sarcoidosis
Spinal Cord
50 Citations (Scopus)
Neuromyelitis Optica
Myelitis
Sarcoidosis
Spinal Cord
Transverse Myelitis
23 Citations (Scopus)

Predictors of outcome in HSV encephalitis

Singh, T. D., Fugate, J. E., Hocker, S., Wijdicks, E. F. M., Aksamit, A. J. & Rabinstein, A., Feb 1 2016, In : Journal of Neurology. 263, 2, p. 277-289 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Herpes Simplex Encephalitis
Encephalitis
Simplexvirus
Human Herpesvirus 2
Acyclovir
2015
3 Citations (Scopus)

Conjunctival biopsy to diagnose neurosarcoidosis in patients with inflammatory nervous system disease of unknown etiology

Pichler, M. R., Flanagan, E., Aksamit, A. J., Leavitt, J. A., Salomaõ, D. R. & Keegan, B. M., Jun 10 2015, In : Neurology: Clinical Practice. 5, 3, p. 216-223 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nervous System Diseases
Biopsy
Nerve Tissue
Sarcoidosis
Neurosarcoidosis
30 Citations (Scopus)

Cranial base manifestations of neurosarcoidosis: A review of 305 patients

Carlson, M. L., White, J. R., Espahbodi, M., Haynes, D. S., Driscoll, C. L. W., Aksamit, A. J., Pawate, S., Lane, J. I. & Link, M. J., Jan 20 2015, In : Otology and Neurotology. 36, 1, p. 156-166 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Skull Base
Cranial Nerve Diseases
Neoplasms
Petrous Bone
Neurofibromatosis 2
45 Citations (Scopus)

Herpes simplex encephalitis: Lack of clinical benefit of long-term valacyclovir therapy

Gnann, J. W., Sköldenberg, B., Hart, J., Aurelius, E., Schliamser, S., Studahl, M., Eriksson, B. M., Hanley, D., Aoki, F., Jackson, A. C., Griffiths, P., Miedzinski, L., Hanfelt-Goade, D., Hinthorn, D., Ahlm, C., Aksamit, A. J., Cruz-Flores, S., Dale, I., Cloud, G., Jester, P. & 1 others, Whitley, R. J., Jan 1 2015, In : Clinical Infectious Diseases. 61, 5, p. 683-691 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

valacyclovir
Herpes Simplex Encephalitis
Acyclovir
Tablets
Survivors
2014
96 Citations (Scopus)

DPPX potassium channel antibody: Frequency, clinical accompaniments, and outcomes in 20 patients

Tobin, W., Lennon, V. A., Komorowski, L., Probst, C., Clardy, S. L., Aksamit, A. J., Appendino, J. P., Lucchinetti, C. F., Matsumoto, J. Y., Pittock, S. J., Sandroni, P., Tippmann-Peikert, M., Wirrell, E. C. & McKeon, A. B., Nov 1 2014, In : Neurology. 83, 20, p. 1797-1803 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Potassium Channels
Antibodies
Immunoglobulin G
Stiff-Person Syndrome
Nervous System Diseases
9 Citations (Scopus)

Herpes simplex virus 2 encephalitis in adults

Mateen, F. J., Miller, S. A. & Aksamit, A. J., Jan 1 2014, In : Mayo Clinic Proceedings. 89, 2, p. 274-275 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Herpes Simplex Encephalitis
Human Herpesvirus 2
Encephalitis
Polymerase Chain Reaction
14 Citations (Scopus)
Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy
Cell Transplantation
JC Virus
Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation
Demyelinating Diseases
2013
4 Citations (Scopus)

Diffuse anaplastic leptomeningeal oligodendrogliomatosis mimicking neurosarcoidosis

Hunderfund, A. N. L., Zabad, R. K., Aksamit, A. J., Morris, J. M., Meyer, F. B., Thorell, W. E., Parisi, J. E. & Giannini, C., Jun 2013, In : Neurology: Clinical Practice. 3, 3, p. 261-265 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neurosarcoidosis
29 Citations (Scopus)

Herpes simplex virus 2 meningitis: A retrospective cohort study

Miller, S., Mateen, F. J. & Aksamit, A. J., Apr 1 2013, In : Journal of NeuroVirology. 19, 2, p. 166-171 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Human Herpesvirus 2
valacyclovir
Meningitis
Cohort Studies
Retrospective Studies
289 Citations (Scopus)

PML diagnostic criteria: Consensus statement from the AAN neuroinfectious disease section

Berger, J. R., Aksamit, A. J., Clifford, D. B., Davis, L., Koralnik, I. J., Sejvar, J. J., Bartt, R., Major, E. O. & Nath, A., Apr 9 2013, In : Neurology. 80, 15, p. 1430-1438 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy
JC Virus
Search Engine
Critical Pathways
Demyelinating Diseases

Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy

Aksamit, A. J., Jan 1 2013, Viral Infections of the Human Nervous System. Springer Basel, p. 65-86 22 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy
Immunosuppression
Immune Reconstitution Inflammatory Syndrome
JC Virus
Opportunistic Infections
4 Citations (Scopus)

Simultaneous PML-IRIS and myelitis in a patient with neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder

Flanagan, E., Aksamit, A. J., Kumar, N., Morparia, N. P., Keegan, B. M. & Weinshenker, B. G., Oct 2013, In : Neurology: Clinical Practice. 3, 5, p. 448-451 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neuromyelitis Optica
Myelitis
28 Citations (Scopus)

The alien limb phenomenon

Graff-Radford, J., Rubin, M. N., Jones, D. T., Aksamit, A. J., Ahlskog, J. E., Knopman, D. S., Petersen, R. C., Boeve, B. F. & Josephs, K. A., Jul 2013, In : Journal of Neurology. 260, 7, p. 1880-1888 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Extremities
Parietal Lobe
Dementia
Medical Record Linkage
Alzheimer Disease
2012
78 Citations (Scopus)

Adult-onset opsoclonus-myoclonus syndrome

Klaas, J. P., Ahlskog, J. E., Pittock, S. J., Matsumoto, J. Y., Aksamit, A. J., Bartleson, J. D., Kumar, R., McEvoy, K. F. & McKeon, A. B., Dec 2012, In : Archives of Neurology. 69, 12, p. 1598-1607 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Opsoclonus-Myoclonus Syndrome
Immunotherapy
Onset
Syndrome
Breast
10 Citations (Scopus)

Aseptic meningitis in adult onset Still's disease

Veetil, B. M. A., Yee, A. H., Warrington, K. J., Aksamit, A. J. & Mason, T., Dec 2012, In : Rheumatology International. 32, 12, p. 4031-4034 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Adult-Onset Still's Disease
Aseptic Meningitis
Sensorineural Hearing Loss
Leukocytosis
Exanthema
193 Citations (Scopus)

Autoimmune epilepsy: Clinical characteristics and response to immunotherapy

Quek, A. M. L., Britton, J. W., McKeon, A. B., So, E., Lennon, V. A., Shin, C., Klein, C. J., Watson, R. E., Kotsenas, A. L., Lagerlund, T. D., Cascino, G. D., Worrell, G. A., Wirrell, E. C., Nickels, K. C., Aksamit, A. J., Noe, K. H. & Pittock, S. J., May 2012, In : Archives of Neurology. 69, 5, p. 582-593 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Immunotherapy
Epilepsy
Seizures
Voltage-Gated Potassium Channels
Intravenous Immunoglobulins
18 Citations (Scopus)

MRI and PET imaging discordance in neurosarcoidosis

Huang, J. F., Aksamit, A. J. & Staff, N. P., Sep 4 2012, In : Neurology. 79, 10, p. 1070 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neurosarcoidosis
20 Citations (Scopus)

Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy

Aksamit, A. J., Dec 1 2012, In : CONTINUUM Lifelong Learning in Neurology. 18, 6, p. 1374-1391 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy
Immunosuppressive Agents
Immunosuppression
Immune Reconstitution Inflammatory Syndrome
JC Virus
13 Citations (Scopus)

The alien limb phenomenon and Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease

Rubin, M., Graff-Radford, J., Boeve, B. F., Josephs, K. A. & Aksamit, A. J., Aug 2012, In : Parkinsonism and Related Disorders. 18, 7, p. 842-846 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Creutzfeldt-Jakob Syndrome
Extremities
Parietal Lobe
Medical Record Linkage
Ideomotor Apraxia
2011

Acute Viral Encephalitis

Aksamit, A. J., Jul 1 2011, Goldman's Cecil Medicine: Twenty Fourth Edition. Elsevier Inc., Vol. 2. p. 2376-2379 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

82 Citations (Scopus)

Paraneoplastic isolated myelopathy: Clinical course and neuroimaging clues

Flanagan, E., McKeon, A., Lennon, V. A., Kearns, J., Weinshenker, B. G., Krecke, K. N., Matiello, M., Keegan, B. M., Mokri, B., Aksamit, A. J. & Pittock, S. J., Jun 14 2011, In : Neurology. 76, 24, p. 2089-2095 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Spinal Cord Diseases
Neuroimaging
Autoantibodies
Wheelchairs
Immunoglobulin G

Poliomyelitis

Aksamit, A. J., Jul 1 2011, Goldman's Cecil Medicine: Twenty Fourth Edition. Elsevier Inc., Vol. 2. p. 2379-2380 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

poliomyelitis
98 Citations (Scopus)

Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy in transplant recipients

Mateen, F. J., Muralidharan, R., Carone, M., Van De Beek, D., Harrison, D. M., Aksamit, A. J., Gould, M. S., Clifford, D. B. & Nath, A., Aug 1 2011, In : Annals of Neurology. 70, 2, p. 305-322 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy
Bone Marrow
Confidence Intervals
Incidence
Transplantation
2010
173 Citations (Scopus)

Chronic lymphocytic inflammation with pontine perivascular enhancement responsive to steroids (CLIPPERS)

Pittock, S. J., Debruyne, J., Krecke, K. N., Giannini, C., Van Den Ameele, J., De Herdt, V., McKeon, A., Fealey, R. D., Weinshenker, B. G., Aksamit, A. J., Krueger, B. R., Shuster, E. A. & Keegan, B. M., 2010, In : Brain. 133, 9, p. 2626-2634 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Steroids
Inflammation
Central Nervous System Diseases
Immunosuppressive Agents
Biopsy
27 Citations (Scopus)

MR imaging of central nervous system whipple disease: A 15-year review

Black, D., Aksamit, A. J. & Morris, J. M., Sep 1 2010, In : American Journal of Neuroradiology. 31, 8, p. 1493-1497 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Whipple Disease
Pyramidal Tracts
Central Nervous System Diseases
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Temporal Lobe
28 Citations (Scopus)

Neurologic Presentations of Sarcoidosis

Stern, B. J., Aksamit, A. J., Clifford, D. & Scott, T. F., Feb 1 2010, In : Neurologic Clinics. 28, 1, p. 185-198 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Sarcoidosis
Nervous System
Central Nervous System
Central Nervous System Infections
Immunosuppressive Agents
2 Citations (Scopus)

Whipple's disease of the central nervous system

Aksamit, A. J., Jan 1 2010, In : Handbook of Clinical Neurology. 96, C, p. 231-237 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Whipple Disease
Central Nervous System
2009
12 Citations (Scopus)

Primary diffuse leptomeningeal gliomatosis

Jicha, G. A., Glantz, J., Clarke, M. J., Lehwald, L. M., Russo, D. P., Giannini, C., Wald, J. T., Uhm, J., Kumar, N., Aksamit, A. J. & Wetmore, C. J., Jun 2009, In : European Neurology. 62, 1, p. 16-22 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

temozolomide
Polyradiculopathy
Radiation
Biopsy
Central Nervous System Neoplasms
2008
6 Citations (Scopus)

Common variable immunodeficiency-associated myelitis: Report of treatment with infliximab

Kumar, N., Hagan, J. B., Abraham, R. S. & Aksamit, A. J., Nov 2008, In : Journal of Neurology. 255, 11, p. 1821-1824 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Myelitis
Common Variable Immunodeficiency
Spinal Cord
Anti-Inflammatory Agents
Monoclonal Antibodies
11 Citations (Scopus)

Human rabies - Minnesota, 2007

Yee, A. H., Merrell, R. T., Zubkov, A. Y., Aksamit, A. J., Hu, W. T., Manno, E. M., Scheftel, J., DeVries, A., Neitzel, D., Danila, R., Smith, K. E., Rupprecht, C. E. & Holzbauer, S., May 2 2008, In : Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. 57, 17, p. 460-462 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

44 Citations (Scopus)

Leflunomide-associated progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy

Rahmlow, M., Shuster, E. A., Dominik, J., Deen, H. G., Dickson, D. W., Aksamit, A. J., Robles, H. A. & Freeman, W. D., Nov 2008, In : Archives of Neurology. 65, 11, p. 1538-1539 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

leflunomide
Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy
Isoxazoles
Cytarabine
Immunosuppressive Agents
8 Citations (Scopus)

Neurosarcoidosis

Aksamit, A. J., Feb 1 2008, In : CONTINUUM Lifelong Learning in Neurology. 14, 1, p. 181-196 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Sarcoidosis
Biopsy
Cranial Nerve Diseases
Meninges
Spinal Cord Diseases
29 Citations (Scopus)

Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy

Aksamit, A. J., May 1 2008, In : Current Treatment Options in Neurology. 10, 3, p. 178-185 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy
Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy
Therapeutics
Immunosuppression
Nervous System
2007
1 Citation (Scopus)

An 85-year-old man with chronic lymphocytic leukemia and altered mental status

Tyler, K. L., Aksamit, A. J., Keegan, B. M. & Parisi, J. E., Feb 2007, In : Neurology. 68, 6, p. 460-467 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Acute Hemorrhagic Leukoencephalitis
B-Cell Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
Mental Disorders
2006

Acute bacterial meningitis

Aksamit, A. J., Dec 1 2006, Current Therapy in Neurologic Disease. Mosby Inc., p. 155-158 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Bacterial Meningitides
52 Citations (Scopus)

Review of progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy and natalizumab

Aksamit, A. J., Nov 1 2006, In : Neurologist. 12, 6, p. 293-298 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy
Multiple Sclerosis
JC Virus
Immune Reconstitution Inflammatory Syndrome
Natalizumab
325 Citations (Scopus)

Steroid-responsive encephalopathy associated with autoimmune thyroiditis

Castillo, P., Woodruff, B. K., Caselli, R. J., Vernino, S., Lucchinetti, C. F., Swanson, J., Noseworthy, J., Aksamit, A. J., Carter, J., Sirven, J. I., Hunder, G., Fatourechi, V., Mokri, B., Drubach, D., Pittock, S. J., Lennon, V. A. & Boeve, B. F., Feb 2006, In : Archives of Neurology. 63, 2, p. 197-202 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Diagnostic Errors
Blood Sedimentation
Brain Diseases
Thyrotropin
Cerebrospinal Fluid