A new anti-neuronal antibody in a case of paraneoplastic limbic encephalitis associated with breast cancer.

@article{Scheid2004ANA,
  title={A new anti-neuronal antibody in a case of paraneoplastic limbic encephalitis associated with breast cancer.},
  author={Rainer Scheid and J{\'e}r{\^o}me Honnorat and Emilien Delmont and Horst Urbach and Rolf Biniek},
  journal={Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry},
  year={2004},
  volume={75 2},
  pages={338-40}
}
Paraneoplastic neurological syndromes are rare remote effects of different types of cancer. Paraneoplastic limbic encephalitis is a specific syndrome, most often associated with small cell lung carcinoma. This report describes the case of a pure limbic encephalitis in association with breast cancer. An anti-neuronal antibody was found in the serum and CSF of the patient which has not been reported so far. 

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