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Disease Limbic Encephalitis

Name Limbic Encephalitis
Synonyms Encephalitides, Paraneoplastic Limbic | Encephalitis, Limbic | Encephalitis, Paraneoplastic Limbic | Limbic Encephalitis, Paraneoplastic | Paraneoplastic Limbic Encephalitis
Definition A paraneoplastic syndrome marked by degeneration of neurons in the LIMBIC SYSTEM. Clinical features include HALLUCINATIONS, loss of EPISODIC MEMORY; ANOSMIA; AGEUSIA; TEMPORAL LOBE EPILEPSY; DEMENTIA; and affective disturbance (depression). Circulating anti-neuronal antibodies (e.g., anti-Hu; anti-Yo; anti-Ri; and anti-Ma2) and small cell lung carcinomas or testicular carcinoma are frequently associated with this syndrome.
Categories Cancer | Nervous system disease
MeSH® ID D020363

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1. DiseasesNeoplasms Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neoplasms by Site Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Nervous System Neoplasms Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Paraneoplastic Syndromes, Nervous System Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Limbic Encephalitis
2. DiseasesNeoplasms Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Paraneoplastic Syndromes Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Paraneoplastic Syndromes, Nervous System Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Limbic Encephalitis
3. DiseasesNervous System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Central Nervous System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Brain Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Encephalitis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Limbic Encephalitis
4. DiseasesNervous System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Central Nervous System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Central Nervous System Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Central Nervous System Viral Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Limbic Encephalitis
5. DiseasesNervous System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neurodegenerative Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Paraneoplastic Syndromes, Nervous System Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Limbic Encephalitis

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Limbic Encephalitis
  Autoimmune limbic encephalitis