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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For instance, some patients previously thought to have viral encephalitis will be found to have a treatable autoimmune disease. Articles Cases Courses Quiz. It is believed that a convergence point between the three conditions involves an autoimmunity component shared by all of them.

It is crucial to rule out any underlying malignancy limbicaa LE is commonly related to neoplasm, as a paraneoplastic manifestation.

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Limbic encephalitis LE is a rare neurological syndrome that selectively affects the structures of the limbic system. We discuss the possible association between limbic encephalitis and all past neoplastic and immune-mediated conditions of this patient.

Support Radiopaedia and see fewer ads. The classical manifestation of LE includes episodic memory impairment 9seizures 10confusion 16sleeping problems 18and psychiatric symptoms. Specialised Social Services Eurordis directory.


Currently, she has a subjective complaint of slow thinking and normal instrumental activities of daily living. Sonia Maria Dozzi Brucki. Limbic encephalitis associated with systemic lupus erythematosus. These are likely to contribute directly to the pathology of the condition. In general, several studies show that five features characterize autoimmune physiopathology. Efforts should be made to establish whether this association is pathologic.

Autoimmune encephalitis can be divided broadly into two groups, based on whether or not antibodies sncefalite the result of an underlying tumor:. Treating lupus with medication.

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Most authors limit the term to autoimmune limbic encephalitis, including both paraneoplastic and non-paraneoplastic causes. Immunotherapy-responsive dementias and encephalopathies.

Unfortunately, there is considerable heterogeneity in how the term encefwlite encephalitis is used. J Neurol Sci ; For all other comments, please send your remarks via contact us.

Therefore, with regard to ALE and PLE, there are many types of antibodies against extra or intracellular structures, such as: The lateral temporal lobe and insula are less commonly involved, whereas the basal ganglia, in contrast, are frequently involved, helpful in distinguishing it from HSV encephalitis which characteristically spares the basal ganglia 8. Autoimmune encephalitis can be divided according to the presence or absence of an underlying tumor, or on the type of antibody responsible.

Other search option limmbica Alphabetical list. A serologic marker of paraneoplastic limbic and brain-stem encephalitis in patients with testicular cancer.

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Some, however, include viral encephalitides especially HSV encephalitis under the broad term limbic encephalitis. Many cases have no imaging findings, especially early in the course of the disease. Encefalote concluding 6 months of immunosuppression treatment, she returned to work.

Check this box if you wish to receive a copy of your message. Limbic encephalitis with anti-N-methyl-D-aspartate NMDA receptor antibodies is a recently described type of encephalitis see this term affecting young women wncefalite teratoma of ovary see this term and associated with antibodies that react with neuronal cell surface auto-antigens.

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The authors report no conflicts of interest. Moreover, limbic encephalitis with active SLE, although with a poorly understood pathophysiology, could also share some similarities and differences in this picture.

Only comments seeking to improve the quality and accuracy of information on the Orphanet website are accepted. J Clin Neurosci ; Summary This term does not characterize a disease but a group of diseases. For all other comments, please send your limmbica via contact us. Check for errors and try again.