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Stato di male epilettico sintomatico di encefalite limbica con anticorpi anti-canale del potassio (VGKC-Ab): Case report. / Tramacere, L.; Colombo, A.; Molini. Ambos os casos apresentaram quadro clinico típico de encefalite límbica associada a CDFBs e exame do LCR sem alterações. Nenhum caso associou-se à. Autoimmune encephalitis, also known as autoimmune limbic encephalitis, is an antibody-mediated brain inflammatory process, typically involving the limbic.

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Additionally, during the hospital stay, a search for tumors was performed. Magnetic resonance imaging of limbic encephalitis.

J Neurol Sci ; Case report and discussion. Can Assoc Radiol J ; InBrierley et al.

The importance of recognizing faciobrachial dystonic seizures in rapidly progressive dementias.

Sonia Maria Dozzi Brucki. Therefore, with regard to ALE and PLE, there are many types of antibodies against extra or intracellular structures, such as: Other authors, Graus and Saiz, revised the criteria, changing some accepted clinical characteristics for diagnosis under this criteria, the patient has to have all four items: Specialised Social Services Eurordis directory. The discovery of these autoimmune disorders has changed the diagnostic approach to clinical problems as diverse as catatonia, subacute memory disturbance, as well as limbic encephalitis.


Limbic encephalitis Paraneoplastic limbic encephalitis Autoimmune limbic encephalitis. Therefore, there is a lack of understanding on the frequency and power of this association. Rosenfeld MR, Dalmau J.

The importance of recognizing faciobrachial dystonic seizures in rapidly progressive dementias.

Detailed information Professionals Clinical practice guidelines Deutsch Paraneoplastic limbic encephalitis with prominent neuropsychiatric apathy. About Blog Go ad-free. Autoimmune limbic encephalitis ALE associated with systemic lupus erythematosus SLE is a rare entity with few reports in the literature to date.

For all other comments, please send your remarks via contact us. The antibodies, in turn, correlate both to an underlying cause and pattern of involvement 8,9.

Jeltsch-David H, Muller S. Synonyms or Alternate Spellings: A case of paraneoplastic limbic encephalitis associated with small cell lung cancer.

Ulster Med J ; In conclusion, the primary objective of this article was to explore the possibility of an association between limbic encephalitis and autoimmune disease, particularly SLE.

Thirdly, the effects of the antibodies are often reversible. Paraneoplastic limbic encephalitis associated with small-cell lung cancer.


Enceefalite documents contained in this web site are presented for information purposes only. For instance, some patients previously thought to have viral encephalitis will be found to have a treatable autoimmune disease. Autoantibody testing in encephalopathies.

Lastly, the clinical picture resembles that of pharmacologic or genetic models in which the antigen is disrupted.

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Future studies should explore which antibodies are related to neuropsychiatric lupus and the pathologic mechanism triggered by them. Glutamate receptor antibodies in neurological diseases: Thank you for updating your details. Currently, she has a subjective complaint of slow thinking and normal instrumental activities of daily living.

This article intends to contribute by reporting a possible case of LE with active SLE, adding more data to this discussion.