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Limbic encephalitis is a form of encephalitisa disease characterized by inflammation of the brain. Subacute encephalitis of later adult life mainly affecting the limbic areas [2]. Are you a health professional able to prescribe or dispense drugs?

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Biochemical and radiologic studies ruled out neoplastic, inflammatory or infectious causes. Thyroid hormones in normal ranges with replacement therapy and negative test results for the antiperoxidase and antithyroglobulin antibodies.

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This page was last edited on 15 Juneat The disorder, which develops in a few days or weeks, is characterized by the development of short-term memory loss, seizures, confusion and psychiatric features.

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Paraneoplastic LE with Lung Carcinoma, thymoma, [26]. The most common types are:. EEG is mostly nonspecific slowing and epileptiform activity arising from temporal lobes. The diffusion study shows hyperintensity with discrete decrease of the ADC coefficient in the hypocampic region of the left temporal lobe.

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Non Paraneoplastic LE [6]. Limbic encephalitis is broadly grouped into two types: Mayo Clin Proc, 78pp. Limbic encephalitis LEdescribed in by Brierley et al.

Ref 39 Source Add To Collection. The disease then progresses to catatonia, seizures and loss of consciousness. NMR of the brain [A]: Limbic encephalitis associated with primary biliary cirrhosis. Our patient shows clinical data associated with additional tests that are highly suggestive of LE.

Neurologia Argentina7 1 OR, All four of: Unfortunately, this is not always possible, especially if the tumour is malignant and advanced. Once the diagnosis is confirmed by the clinical picture and MRI findings, treatment must be initiated without waiting for the antibody results because its negativity does not exclude the diagnosis.


Most patients with limbic encephalitis are initially diagnosed with herpes simplex encephalitisbecause the two syndromes cannot be distinguished clinically. Hortensia Alonso-Navarro 20 Estimated H-index: Pierre Olivier Lang 24 Estimated H-index: The Impact Factor measures the average number of citations received in a particular year by papers published in the journal during the two receding years.

The next stage is hypoventilation inadequate breathing requiring intubationorofacial dyskinesia and autonomic instability dramatic fluctuations in blood pressure, temperature and heart rate. Official Journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia.

Two months later, a cerebral magnetic resonance imaging showed changes in both temporal lobes, suggestive of limbic encephalitis. One second CT scan with the administration contrast is performed and it rules out structural disease, and also another control LP with secretion limvica colourless fluid at normal pressure with normal llmbica profile without cells, and negative for malignancy.

The key diagnostic test detection of specific auto-antibodies in cerebrospinal fluid is not routinely offered by most immunology laboratories.