Electroencephalography of Autoimmune Limbic Encephalopathy

  title={Electroencephalography of Autoimmune Limbic Encephalopathy},
  author={Peter W. Kaplan and Raoul Sutter},
  journal={Journal of Clinical Neurophysiology},
  • P. Kaplan, R. Sutter
  • Published 1 October 2013
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Journal of Clinical Neurophysiology
Summary: There is an increasing recognition of autoimmune limbic encephalopathy with the hope for earlier diagnosis and expedited and improved treatment. Although antibody testing remains the definitive clinical diagnostic feature, the presentation of a rapid dementia, behavioral changes, and seizures leads to investigation using cerebral imaging, electroencephalography, and cerebrospinal fluid to confirm the diagnosis and also to exclude similar disorders. The electroencephalographer may be… 
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