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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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. Access to Document Please cite this article as: Limbic encephalitis associated with primary biliary cirrhosis.

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Two months later, a cerebral magnetic resonance imaging showed changes in both temporal lobes, suggestive of limbic encephalitis. Treatments that have been tried include intravenous immunoglobulinplasmapheresiscorticosteroidscyclophosphamide and rituximab.

She was admitted in the hospital following an event of sepsis due to methicillin-sensitive Staphylococcus aureus due to reservoir infection. Detection of an onconeural antibody will confirm that the limbic syndrome is paraneoplastic and will help us to search for an underlying tumor and to predict possible response to the treatment.


Limbic Encephalitis association with Carcinoma [25] [2].


Febrile neutrophilic dermatosis Pyoderma gangrenosum Paraneoplastic pemphigus. Erythema gyratum repens Necrolytic migratory erythema. A previously healthy teenager started with aggresiveness, disinhibition, hypersexuality, cognitive impairment and suicide attempts, for which she was treated with neuroleptics and benzodiazepines.

Migraine Familial hemiplegic Cluster Tension. Limbic encephalitis is broadly grouped into two types: A Review of this Under-Recognized Condition. Limbic encephalitis was identified as a clinicopathological entity in Some of the encevalitis auto-antibodies e. Limbic encephalitis is a rare condition with no randomised-controlled trials to guide treatment. SNIP measures contextual citation impact by wighting citations based on the total number of citations in a subject field. Elevated CA level OR, All four of: Link to publication in Scopus.

In cases caused by tumor, recovery can only occur following complete removal of the tumor, which is not always possible. On the contrary, immunosuppressant treatment is not usually effective in limbic encefakitis associated to anti-Hu antibodies. Journal of the Neurological Sciences.

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Limbic encephalitis

Limbic encephalitis may present with psychiatric symptoms, often reversible with treatment. Encephalitis Viral encephalitis Herpesviral encephalitis Limbic encephalitis Encephalitis lethargica Cavernous sinus thrombosis Brain abscess Sncefalitis. Mainly affecting the limbic areas. Non Paraneoplastic LE [6]. You can help by adding to it. The diagnosis of limbic encephalitis is extremely difficult and it is usual for the diagnosis to be delayed for weeks.


In medical literature there are very few cases of PLE reported, and it is an exceptional diagnosis after the neoplastic process. A revised set of criteria were proposed by Graus and Saiz in The recent identification of patients with this syndrome, idiopathic limbic encephalitis, who never develop cancer and have high titers of antibodies to voltage-gated potassium channels VGKC encefaliti an excellent response to immunosuppressive therapy, has extended the etiological spectrum and suggests that the syndrome may be under-recognized.

There are two sets of diagnostic criteria used. She suffers from progressive disorientation, repetitive talking, and sleepiness with limhica towards status epilepticus, which is why she was limbicz in the unit of intensive care medicine ICM.