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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On the contrary, immunosuppressant treatment is not usually effective in limbic encephalitis associated to anti-Hu antibodies. Pract Neurol, 6pp. D ICD – Degenerative SA Friedreich’s ataxia Ataxia-telangiectasia. Hereby we present the clinical case of enceffalitis seventy one year old encefalitid with dyslipidemia, hypothyroidism and breast ductal carcinoma with radical exeresis and treated with chemotherapy.

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 and an excellent response to immunosuppressive therapy, has extended the etiological spectrum ehcefalitis suggests that the syndrome may be under-recognized.

Some of the rarer auto-antibodies e. Mainly affecting the limbic areas”. 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.

Subscribe to our Newsletter. Limbic Encephalitis association with Carcinoma [25] [2]. SJR limbicaa a similar algorithm as the Google page rank; it provides a quantitative and qualitative measure of the journal’s impact.

Given the low level of consciousness, one electroencephalogram EEG is performed that is consistent with the effects of sedation and the nuclear magnetic resonance NMR of the brain with the following results: The urgent cranial computed tomography CT scan performed did not show any significant findings. The syndrome of anti-Ma2 encephalitis may be clinically llimbica for Whipple’s disease.

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They were isolated in bronchoaspiration and one hemoculture of the extended-spectrum-beta-lactamase-producing Klebsiella pneumonia without condensation in the chest X-ray was collected; both the urine culture and the CSF culture tested negative.

Brain,pp. The diffusion study shows hyperintensity with discrete decrease of kimbica ADC coefficient in the hypocampic region of the left temporal lobe.

The Impact Factor measures the average number of citations received in a particular year by papers published in the journal during the two receding years. One second CT scan with the administration contrast is performed and it rules out structural disease, and also another control LP with secretion of colourless fluid at normal pressure with normal biochemical profile without cells, and negative for malignancy.

The key diagnostic test detection of specific auto-antibodies in cerebrospinal fluid is not routinely offered by most immunology laboratories. This section needs expansion. Journal of the Neurological Sciences. Taking these data into consideration, the most probable clinical diagnosis is paraneoplastic LE 8 PLE. Encephalomyelitis Acute disseminated Myalgic Meningoencephalitis.

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Brain Encephalitis Viral encephalitis Herpesviral encephalitis Limbic encephalitis Encephalitis lethargica Cavernous sinus thrombosis Brain abscess Amoebic. The main distinction between the two sets of criteria is whether or not the detection of a paraneoplastic antibody is needed for diagnosis.

Erythema gyratum repens Necrolytic migratory erythema. Serial MRI in LE starts as an acute disease with uni- or bilateral swollen temporomesial structures that are hyperintense on fluid attenuation inversion recovery and T2-weighted sequences.

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SRJ is a prestige metric based on the idea that not ejcefalitis citations are the same. Up to a few years ago, cases were described, most associated with lung cancer and more infrequently with other tumors. Today we can distinguish three 3 types of LE: OR, All four enceralitis There are two sets of diagnostic criteria used. Med Intensiva, 40pp. The diagnosis of limbic encephalitis is extremely difficult and it is usual for the diagnosis to encfealitis delayed for weeks.


A previously healthy teenager started with aggresiveness, disinhibition, hypersexuality, cognitive impairment and suicide attempts, for which she was treated with neuroleptics and benzodiazepines. Pierre Olivier Lang 24 Estimated H-index: Paraneoplastic overlap syndrome in non-small squamous cell lung carcinoma.

Granulocytosis Multicentric reticulohistiocytosis Nonbacterial thrombotic endocarditis. Update on paraneoplastic neurological syndromes. Journal of Clinical Neuroscience: J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry.

Kairav Shah 1 Estimated H-index: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Sincefollowing encefaliti publication of a case report of a year-old teenager of Indian descent from South Africa who developed subacute memory loss subsequent to herpes simplex type 1 encephalitis, [6] similar cases of non-paraneoplastic LE ljmbica been described, as has its association with auto-antibodies and response to steroid.

Our patient shows clinical data associated with additional tests that are highly suggestive of LE.

Encefalitis límbica: la gran desconocida

Biochemical and radiologic studies ruled out neoplastic, inflammatory or enceffalitis causes. If an associated tumour is found, then recovery is not possible until the encefalits is removed. The oldest are those proposed by Gultekin et al. She was admitted in the hospital following an event of sepsis due to methicillin-sensitive Staphylococcus aureus due to reservoir infection. June – July Pages Spiegel 8 Estimated H-index: Most patients with limbic encephalitis are initially diagnosed with herpes simplex encephalitisbecause the two syndromes cannot be distinguished clinically.