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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Limbic encephalitis associated with systemic lupus erythematosus. Encefalits example, whereas classical paraneoplastic syndromes do not respond to ecefalite unless the tumor is successfully treated 12when it then has a limited response 111621ALE may respond to immunotherapy regardless of tumor removal.

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HSV encephalitis is discussed separately. However, general SLE-related disease activity, previous or concurrent neuropsychiatric symptoms, and persistent positivity for antiphospholipid antibodies at moderate-to-high titers have been shown to be the most informa tive indicators of neuropsychiatric events attributed to SLE. After concluding 6 months of immunosuppression treatment, she returned to work. Subacute encephalitis of late adult life mainly affecting the limbic areas.

Additional information Further information on this disease Classification s 1 Gene s 0 Other website s 1. Asia Pac J Clin Oncol ;7: Additionally, during the hospital stay, a search for tumors was performed. Only comments seeking to improve the quality and accuracy of information on the Orphanet website are accepted. The classical manifestation of LE includes episodic memory impairment 9seizures 10confusion 16sleeping problems 18and psychiatric symptoms.


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We report a case study, followed up for a one-year period, limnica a patient with limbic encephalitis with active Enceflaite Lupus Erythematosus Disease SLEwho showed a good response to immunosuppressors and whose diagnostic tests excluded underlying active cancer. J Neurol Sci ; 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.

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Health care resources for this disease Expert centres Diagnostic tests 5 Patient organisations 36 Orphan drug s 0. Other search option s Alphabetical list. In contrast, autoimmune limbic encephalitis is associated with antibodies to synaptic or cell surface antigens.

Detailed information Professionals Review article English Clinical practice guidelines Deutsch Summary and related texts. 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 endometrial adenocarcinoma in and papillary urothelial carcinoma in with curative treatmentfollowed over a one-year period.

Rosenfeld M, Dalmau J. For all other comments, please send your remarks via contact us. AMPA receptor antibodies in limbic encephalitis alter synaptic receptor location. True diffusion restriction i.

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Detailed information Professionals Clinical practice guidelines Deutsch A serologic marker of paraneoplastic limbic and brain-stem encephalitis in patients with testicular cancer. Case 7 Case 7.

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


Sonia Maria Dozzi Brucki. To sum up, further studies are necessary to determine the true association between limbic encephalitis and autoimmune diseases, especially Systemic Lupus Erythematosus. Thirdly, the effects of the antibodies are often reversible.

Efforts should be made to establish whether this association is pathologic. J Clin Neurosci ; General concepts about treatment of classical paraneoplastic CNS syndromes do not apply in these cases. A diagnosis of limbic encephalitis and active SLE was then reached. 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.

It is believed that a convergence point between the three conditions involves an autoimmunity component shared by all of them. However, the presence of other surface membrane antibodies are possible in the search for alternative etiologies.

Clinical presentation is variable but typically is gradual with short-term memory loss anterograde memory impairment and mental status changes.

A manifestation of systemic lupus erythematosus in the central nervous system. Check for errors and try again. Check this box if you wish to receive a copy of your message. The authors report no conflicts of interest. In general, several studies show that five features characterize autoimmune physiopathology.

Diagnosis and management of neuropsychiatric Encefxlite Nat. Paraneoplastic limbic encephalitis, an uncommon presentation of a common cancer: