Limbic encephalitis: comparison of FDG PET and MR imaging findings.

@article{Provenzale1998LimbicEC,
  title={Limbic encephalitis: comparison of FDG PET and MR imaging findings.},
  author={James M. Provenzale and Daniel P. Barboriak and Richard E. Coleman},
  journal={AJR. American journal of roentgenology},
  year={1998},
  volume={170 6},
  pages={
          1659-60
        }
}
L imbic encephalitis is a rare neurologic disorder characterized clinically by behavioral changes and memory loss [I]. Patients with limbic encephalitis typically (but not always) have an underlying malignancy, most commonly small cell carcinoma of the lung [I 1. In this setting, the neurologic changes represent a paraneoplastic syndrome. The MR imaging findings of limbic encephalitis have been well described in a number of case reports 12-61 and during the acute phase of the illness include… CONTINUE READING
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