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Paraneoplastic limbic encephalitis

Paraneoplastic limbic encephalitis: Introduction

Paraneoplastic limbic encephalitis: Limbic encephalitis is an inflammation of the limbic system which is the part of the brain responsible for basic autonomic functions. In the paraneoplastic type, the inflammation is caused by cancers such as small cell lung cancer. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Paraneoplastic limbic encephalitis is available below.

Symptoms of Paraneoplastic limbic encephalitis

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Paraneoplastic limbic encephalitis: Complications

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Causes of Paraneoplastic limbic encephalitis

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Paraneoplastic limbic encephalitis: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Paraneoplastic limbic encephalitis

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Paraneoplastic limbic encephalitis: Rare Types

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Definitions of Paraneoplastic 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)

Related Paraneoplastic limbic encephalitis Info

More information about Paraneoplastic limbic encephalitis

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

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