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Limbic encephalitis

Limbic encephalitis: Introduction

Limbic encephalitis: Inflammation of the limbic system which is the part of the brain responsible for basic autonomic functions. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Limbic encephalitis is available below.

Symptoms of Limbic encephalitis

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Limbic encephalitis?

Limbic encephalitis: Complications

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Causes of Limbic encephalitis

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Limbic encephalitis: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Limbic encephalitis

Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness because he suffered from sudden...read more »

Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for a patient to show mental decline to dementia. Whereas this can, of course, occur due to various medical conditions,...read more »

Mild traumatic brain injury often remains undiagnosed: Although the symptoms of severe brain injury are hard to miss, it is less clear for milder injuries, or even those causing a mild concussion diagnosis. The...read more »

MTBI misdiagnosed as balance problem: When a person has symptoms such as vertigo or dizziness, a diagnosis of brain injury may go overlooked. This is particularly true of mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI), for...read more »

Brain pressure condition often misdiagnosed as dementia: A condition that results from an excessive pressure of CSF within the brain is often misdiagnosed. It may be misdiagnosed as ...read more »

Post-concussive brain injury often misdiagnosed: A study found that soldiers who had suffered a concussive injury in battle often were misdiagnosed on their return. A variety of symptoms can occur in ...read more »

Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients. These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers, but migraines can also occur in children. See ...read more »

Vitamin B12 deficiency under-diagnosed: The condition of Vitamin B12 deficiency is a possible misdiagnosis of various conditions, such as multiple sclerosis (see symptoms of multiple sclerosis). See symptoms of Vitamin B12...read more »

Limbic encephalitis: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Limbic encephalitis: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Limbic encephalitis

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Limbic encephalitis: Animations

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Definitions of Limbic encephalitis:

A paraneoplastic syndrome marked by degeneration of neurons in the medial temporal lobe. Clinical features include behavioral changes, HALLUCINATIONS, loss of short term memory, anosmia, AGEUSIA, and DEMENTIA. Circulating anti-neuronal antibodies (anti-Hu; also called ANNA 1) and small cell lung carcinomas are frequently associated with this condition. (From Pathologe 1997 Sep;18(5):406-10; J Int Neuropsychol Soc 1996 Sep;2(5):460-6; Brain 1997 Jun;120(Pt 6):923-8) - (Source - Diseases Database)

Limbic encephalitis is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Limbic encephalitis, or a subtype of Limbic encephalitis, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Related Limbic encephalitis Info

More information about Limbic encephalitis

  1. Limbic encephalitis: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications
 

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