"Limbic Encephalitis" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A paraneoplastic syndrome marked by degeneration of neurons in the LIMBIC SYSTEM. Clinical features include HALLUCINATIONS, loss of EPISODIC MEMORY; ANOSMIA; AGEUSIA; TEMPORAL LOBE EPILEPSY; DEMENTIA; and affective disturbance (depression). Circulating anti-neuronal antibodies (e.g., anti-Hu; anti-Yo; anti-Ri; and anti-Ma2) and small cell lung carcinomas or testicular carcinoma are frequently associated with this syndrome.
- Limbic Encephalitis
- Encephalitis, Limbic
- Paraneoplastic Limbic Encephalitis
- Encephalitides, Paraneoplastic Limbic
- Encephalitis, Paraneoplastic Limbic
- Limbic Encephalitis, Paraneoplastic
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Limbic Encephalitis" by people in Profiles.
Antiglutamic acid decarboxylase 65 (GAD65) antibody-associated epilepsy. Epilepsy Behav. 2018 03; 80:331-336.
Opsoclonus-myoclonus and anti-Hu positive limbic encephalitis in a patient with neuroblastoma. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2012 Mar; 58(3):472-4.
4-Aminopyridine toxicity mimics autoimmune-mediated limbic encephalitis. Neurology. 2009 Mar 24; 72(12):1100-1.
Electroconvulsive therapy in a pediatric patient with malignant catatonia and paraneoplastic limbic encephalitis. J ECT. 2006 Dec; 22(4):267-70.