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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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.

Adrien Didelot 11 Estimated H-index: A Review of this Under-Recognized Condition. She was treated with intravenous immunoglobulin, high doses of encsfalitis steroids and cyclophosphamide, with notorious symptomatic and radiological improvement.

The next stage is hypoventilation inadequate breathing requiring intubationorofacial dyskinesia and autonomic instability dramatic fluctuations in blood pressure, temperature and heart rate.

Brain, 83pp. Mayo Clin Proc, 78pp.

Reversible psychosis in a 17 year-old adolescent secondary to limbic encephalitis

When limbic encephalitis is suspected, the following tests should be performed in order to demonstrate: EEG is mostly nonspecific slowing and epileptiform activity arising from temporal lobes.

Clinical, magnetic resonance imaging and electroencephalographic findings in paraneoplastic limbic encephalitis. To improve our services and products, we use “cookies” own or third parties authorized to show advertising related to client preferences through the analyses of navigation customer behavior.

Signal hyperintensity in the hypocampic region of both temporal lobes of left predominance. The disorder, which develops in a few days or encefalitiss, is characterized by the development of short-term memory loss, seizures, confusion and psychiatric features.


The main distinction between the two sets of criteria is whether or not the detection of a paraneoplastic antibody is needed for diagnosis. Anti-Huwhich is associated with small-cell carcinoma of the lungs. Rosenfeld University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. Are you a health professional able to prescribe or dispense drugs? A previously healthy teenager started with aggresiveness, disinhibition, hypersexuality, cognitive impairment and suicide attempts, for which she was treated with neuroleptics and benzodiazepines.

This section needs expansion. D ICD – The diffusion study shows hyperintensity with discrete decrease of the ADC coefficient in the hypocampic region of the left temporal lobe. Anti-VGKC-complex limbjca is most lijbica not associated with tumours. 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.

Limbic encephalitis is a rare condition with no randomised-controlled trials to guide treatment.


Si continua navegando, consideramos que acepta su uso. Delayed massive cerebral fat embolism secondary to severe polytrauma. Are you looking for The oldest are those proposed by Gultekin et al.

Today we can distinguish three 3 types of LE: Subacute limboca of later adult life. Romy Hoque 8 Estimated H-index: In medical literature there are very few cases of PLE reported, and it is an exceptional diagnosis after the neoplastic process.

This page was last edited on 15 Juneat Ann Indian Acad Neurol, 17pp. Link to publication in Encefaliits. A revised set of criteria were proposed by Graus and Saiz in Retrieved from ” https: Doctors proceeded with sedoanalgesia, fluid therapy, levetiracetam, and broad-spectrum IV antimicrobial treatment including acyclovir.


The most common types are: Subacute encephalitis of later adult life mainly affecting the limbic areas [2]. Brain Encephalitis Viral encephalitis Herpesviral encephalitis Limbic encephalitis Encephalitis lethargica Cavernous sinus thrombosis Brain abscess Amoebic.

Sincefollowing the 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 have been described, as has its association with auto-antibodies and response to steroid.

Poliomyelitis Demyelinating disease Transverse myelitis Tropical spastic paraparesis Epidural abscess.

Encephalitis Viral encephalitis Herpesviral encephalitis Limbic encephalitis Encephalitis lethargica Cavernous sinus thrombosis Brain abscess Amoebic. Limbic encephalitis may present with psychiatric symptoms, often reversible with treatment. Insomnia Hypersomnia Sleep apnea Obstructive Congenital central hypoventilation syndrome Narcolepsy Cataplexy Kleine—Levin Circadian rhythm sleep disorder Advanced sleep phase disorder Delayed sleep phase disorder Nonhour sleep—wake disorder Jet lag.

Official Journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia. You can change the settings or obtain more information by clicking here. Journal of Clinical Neuroscience: Some of the rarer auto-antibodies e. Two months later, a cerebral magnetic resonance imaging showed lijbica in both temporal lobes, suggestive of limbic encephalitis.