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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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These symptoms were followed by anterograde amnesia and temporal disorientation initiated 3 days before the hospitalization. Lumbica condition appears to be antibody mediated, and is often highly responsive to treatment.

Cognitive performance on baseline and follow-up. Limbic encephalitis associated with systemic lupus erythematosus. Additional information Further information on this disease Classification s 1 Gene s 0 Other website s 0. Clinical analysis of anti-Ma2-associated encephalitis. Neuropathol Appl Neurobiol ; For instance, some patients previously thought to have viral encephalitis will be found to have a treatable autoimmune disease.

However, the good evolution of the patient and excellent, rapid response to immunotherapy make it reasonable to assume an underlying autoimmune LE, as this has been discussed previously in the literature.

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InBrierley et al. Glutamate receptor antibodies in neurological diseases: This term does not characterize a disease but a group of diseases. A manifestation of systemic lupus erythematosus in the central nervous system.

In this case, the association of ALE with SLE is possible, since laboratory testing disclosed lupic activity and the patient had involvement of other systems such as hematologic during the period. The antibodies, in turn, correlate both to an underlying cause and pattern of involvement 8,9. Nat Rev Neurol ; Knowledge about this clinical association and the pathophysiological endefalite involved needs to be furthered.

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In general, several studies show that five features characterize autoimmune physiopathology.

Ulster Med J ; Articles Cases Courses Quiz. In contrast, autoimmune limbic encephalitis is associated with antibodies to synaptic or cell surface antigens. PET scan Case 4: Paraneoplastic limbic encephalitis in an elderly patient with small cell lung carcinoma. The presence of psychiatric symptoms is particularly helpful in distinguishing limbic encephalitis from herpetic encephalitiswhich otherwise can present similarly, albeit usually more acutely 8.

In the management of ALE, it is important to highlight the benefits of early treatment Services on Demand Journal.

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

February 17, ; Accepted: We report a case study, followed up for a one-year period, of a patient with limbic encephalitis with active Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Disease SLEwho showed a good response to immunosuppressors and whose diagnostic tests excluded underlying active cancer.

Autoimmune limbic encephalitis ALE associated with systemic lupus erythematosus SLE is a rare entity with few reports in the literature to date. Autoimmune encephalitis can be divided broadly into two groups, based on whether or not antibodies are the result of an underlying tumor: A serologic marker of paraneoplastic limbic and brain-stem encephalitis in patients with testicular cancer.

A fully and persistent recovery of her cognitive abilities was observed Table 1 up until her last evaluation.

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

In the follow up, it became normal without epileptic activity not shown. Paraneoplastic limbic lmibica associated with small-cell lung cancer.

As clinical response was effective, it was decided to maintain the patient under this treatment regimen for at least 6 months to consolidate immunosuppression, with monthly infusions administered in the hospital setting.

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Check this box if you wish to receive a copy of your message. 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 sum up, further studies are necessary to determine the true association between limbic encephalitis and autoimmune diseases, especially Systemic Lupus Erythematosus.

Unfortunately, these antibodies in our patient could not be tested due to technical limbicx limitations. Acta Neurol Belg ; Sonia Maria Dozzi Brucki. Case 7 Case 7. Additionally, during the hospital stay, a search for tumors was performed.

Although autoimmune limbic encephalitis ALE and paraneoplastic limbic encephalitis PLE share an immune-mediated background, they can be separated as distinct medical conditions since they have different pathogenic mechanisms. Case of acute limbic encephalitis associated with SLE accompanied with anti-glutamate receptor antibodies.

Tuberc Respir Dis ; Psychiatric symptoms, including psychosis, depression and behavior disorder, have also been reported in over half of cases 2,8. What should oimbica know about limbic encephalitis?

A case of paraneoplastic limbic encephalitis associated encefapite small cell lung cancer. Loading Stack – 0 images remaining. 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.

We discuss the possible association between limbic encephalitis and all past neoplastic and immune-mediated conditions of this patient.