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.

Author: Grok Zologor
Country: Guyana
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Art
Published (Last): 2 March 2005
Pages: 466
PDF File Size: 13.57 Mb
ePub File Size: 13.30 Mb
ISBN: 924-4-17580-383-5
Downloads: 85241
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Tygokinos

Check this box if you wish to limhica a copy of your message. Encephalitis and antibodies to synaptic and neuronal cell surface proteins. The authors report no conflicts of interest. Graus F, Saiz A.

Limbic encephalitis LE is a rare neurological syndrome that selectively affects the structures of the encevalite system. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License, which permits unrestricted non-commercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the fncefalite work is properly cited.

Only comments written in English can be processed. True diffusion restriction i. In general, several studies show that five features characterize autoimmune physiopathology. The material is in no way intended to replace professional medical care by a qualified specialist and should not be used as a basis for diagnosis or treatment.


In conclusion, the limbicz objective of this article was to explore the possibility of an association between limbic encephalitis and autoimmune disease, particularly SLE. Cognitive performance on baseline and follow-up.

There is growing interest in the literature to study a possible association between autoimmune diseases, such as SLE, and limbic encephalitis, not thought possible only a few years ago.

To learn about the diseases included under this term, you can consult the classifications. Acta Neurol Belg ; Services on Demand Journal. Therefore, there is a lack of understanding on the frequency and power of this association. Cases and figures Imaging differential diagnosis.

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

A serologic marker of paraneoplastic limbic and brain-stem encephalitis in patients with testicular cancer. White D, Beringer T. We report a case study describing the diagnosis and management of limbic encephalitis in a patient with active Systemic Lupus Erythematosus disease SLE and past medical history of cancer encfealite adenocarcinoma in and papillary urothelial carcinoma in with curative treatmentfollowed over a one-year period.

The material is in no way intended to replace professional medical care by a qualified specialist and should not be used as a basis for diagnosis or treatment.

MRI of the thorax, abdomen and pelvis was also performed and were normal. It is believed that a convergence point between the three conditions involves an autoimmunity component shared by all of them.


Orphanet: Encefalite limbica

Subacute encephalitis of late adult life mainly affecting the limbic areas. Efforts should be made to establish whether this association is pathologic.

A follow-up EEG remained normal, therefore the antiepileptic drug was discontinued. Limbic encephalitis with N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor antibodies Prevalence: Summary and related texts. Case of acute limbic encephalitis associated with SLE accompanied with anti-glutamate receptor antibodies. A case of paraneoplastic limbic encephalitis associated with small cell lung cancer.

Additional information Further information on this disease Classification s 1 Gene s 0 Other website s 1. Autoimmune encephalitisalso known as autoimmune limbic encephalitisis an antibody-mediated brain inflammatory process, typically involving the limbic systemalthough all parts of the brain can be involved.

Consequently, irrespective of age, previous medical history and main presentation, ideally all such patients should be tested for these types of antibodies. Detailed information Professionals Review article English Clinical practice guidelines Deutsch