Download Citation on ResearchGate | On Jul 1, , B. Sosa-Torres and others published Encefalitis límbica: la gran desconocida }. Limbic encephalitis is a form of encephalitis, a disease characterized by inflammation of the brain. Limbic encephalitis is caused by autoimmunity: an abnormal. Encefalitis límbica. FM. Felipe Marino. Updated 17 July Transcript. > casos desde Conclusiones. Mujer, 38 años. AntiNMDA en psicosis.

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If an associated tumour is found, then recovery is not possible until the tumour is removed. EEG is mostly nonspecific slowing and epileptiform encsfalitis arising from temporal lobes. The urgent cranial computed tomography CT scan performed did not show any significant findings. Paraneoplastic overlap syndrome in non-small squamous cell lung carcinoma.

Reversible psychosis in a 17 year-old adolescent secondary to limbic encephalitis

This is often misdiagnosed encefalitie influenza, but progresses to severe behavioural and personality disturbance, delusions, paranoia and hallucinations. Retrieved from ” https: Limbic encephalitis associated with primary biliary cirrhosis.

Erythema gyratum repens Necrolytic migratory erythema. Our patient meets all diagnostic criteria except for testing positive for onconeuronal antibodies. Migraine Familial hemiplegic Cluster Tension. Are you looking for Previous article Next article. Brain, 83pp. Elevated CA level J Neurol Limbicq Psychiatry. Limbic encephalitis LEdescribed in by Brierley et al. Neurologia Argentina7 1 Ref 39 Source Add To Collection. June – July Pages Sincefollowing the publication of a case report of a year-old teenager of Indian descent from South Africa who developed subacute memory loss subsequent to herpes simplex type 1 encephalitis, [6] similar cases of non-paraneoplastic LE have been described, as has its association with auto-antibodies and response to steroid.


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Limbic encephalitis and psychosis. The diffusion study shows hyperintensity with discrete decrease of the ADC coefficient in the hypocampic region of the left temporal encffalitis. One second CT scan with the administration contrast is performed and it rules out structural disease, and also another control LP with secretion of colourless fluid at normal pressure with normal biochemical profile without cells, and negative for malignancy.

SRJ is a prestige metric based on the idea that not all citations are the same. Curr Opin Neurol, 25pp. Clinical, magnetic resonance imaging and electroencephalographic findings in paraneoplastic limbic encephalitis. A previously encealitis teenager started with aggresiveness, disinhibition, hypersexuality, cognitive impairment and suicide attempts, for which she was treated with neuroleptics and benzodiazepines.

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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. The LE is a rare and misdiagnosed clinical entity that should be taken into consideration when conducting the differential diagnosis of confusional state of subacute onset. Patients with antibodies to voltage-gated potassium channels may have a completely normal CSF examination. All works go through a rigorous selection process.


The diagnosis of limbic encephalitis is extremely difficult and it is usual for the diagnosis to be delayed for weeks.

Encefalitis límbica: la gran desconocida

CiteScore measures average citations received per document published. Anti-Huwhich is associated with small-cell carcinoma of the lungs. Non Paraneoplastic LE [6]. Link to citation list in Scopus.

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Subacute encephalitis of later adult life mainly affecting the limbic areas ebcefalitis. You can change the settings or obtain more information by clicking here. Ann Indian Acad Neurol, 17pp.

Encephalomyelitis Acute disseminated Myalgic Meningoencephalitis. Adrien Didelot 11 Estimated H-index: Access to Document Our patient shows clinical data associated with additional tests that are highly suggestive of LE.

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