Steroid-responsive recurrent limbic encephalitis associated with small cell lung cancer and neuropil antibodies.

Abstract

Paraneoplastic limbic encephalitis (PLE) associated with small cell lung cancer (SCLC) often presents with antibodies to intracellular antigens and a poor outcome even after tumor resection and immunotherapy. We report a PLE patient presenting with generalized seizures, shortterm memory impairment and medial temporal lobe hyperintensity in MRI. Initial… (More)

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@article{Tzn2011SteroidresponsiveRL, title={Steroid-responsive recurrent limbic encephalitis associated with small cell lung cancer and neuropil antibodies.}, author={Erdem T{\"{u}z{\"{u}n and Erdem Yaka and Luigi Zuliani and Sema Iç{\"{o}z and Baris Baklan and Omer Birişik and Pinar Kurd and G{\"{u}lşen Akman-Demir and Angela C Vincent and G{\"{u}lden Akdal}, journal={Acta neurologica Belgica}, year={2011}, volume={111 2}, pages={139-42} }