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Term:Limbic Encephalitis
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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.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: Encephalitides, Paraneoplastic Limbic;   Paraneoplastic Limbic Encephalitis
 primary_id: MESH:D020363;   RDO:0000148
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  disease 15620
    syndrome 5159
      Paraneoplastic Syndromes 21
        Paraneoplastic Syndromes, Nervous System 16
          Limbic Encephalitis 0
            Autoimmune Limbic Encephalitis 0
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    disease of anatomical entity 14949
      nervous system disease 10219
        central nervous system disease 8096
          Central Nervous System Infections 143
            Central Nervous System Viral Diseases 54
              Limbic Encephalitis 0
                Autoimmune Limbic Encephalitis 0
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