38 Possible Causes for Limbic Encephalitis in USA

  • Limbic Encephalitis

    "Limbic encephalitis". … An inflammation of the limbic system is called limbic encephalitis (LE). … Limbic encephalitis refers to an inflammation of the limbic system that is associated with functional and imaging changes.[1] [2]

  • Encephalitis

    Limbic encephalitis refers to inflammatory disease confined to the limbic system of the brain. … Some cases of limbic encephalitis are of autoimmune origin. … MRI imaging reveals T2 hyperintensity in the structures of the medial temporal lobes, and in some cases, other limbic structures.[3] [4]

  • Malignant Neoplasm
    Limbic Encephalitis

    Cancer is a group of diseases involving abnormal cell growth with the potential to invade or spread to other parts of the body. Not all tumors are cancerous; benign tumors do not spread to other parts of the body. Possible signs and symptoms include a lump, abnormal bleeding, prolonged cough, unexplained weight…[5]

  • Relapsed Small Cell Lung Cancer
    Limbic Encephalitis

    Small cell lung cancer (SCLC) is an aggressive form of lung cancer that usually presents with local or distant metastases. This tumor has a poor prognosis. The reappearance of SCLC after treatment, whether it is within or outside the lungs (e.g. in the central nervous system) is defined as relapsed small cell lung…[6]

  • Small Cell Carcinoma of the Lung
    Limbic Encephalitis
  • Schizophrenia

    encephalitis, and brain lesions. … medical illnesses which may rarely produce psychotic schizophrenia-like symptoms, such as metabolic disturbance, systemic infection, syphilis, AIDS dementia complex, epilepsy, limbic[7]

  • Dementia

    Possible causes include brain infection (viral encephalitis, subacute sclerosing panencephalitis, Whipple's disease) or inflammation (limbic encephalitis, Hashimoto's encephalopathy … Strokes (ischemic stroke, or intracerebral, subarachnoid, subdural or extradural hemorrhage) or infections (meningitis and/or encephalitis) affecting the brain, prolonged … [8]

  • Lyme Neuroborreliosis

    Mild encephalitis may lead to memory loss, sleep disturbances, or mood changes. … Ticks in certain regions, including the lands along the eastern Baltic Sea, also transmit tick-borne encephalitis. … Individuals with early disseminated or late infection may have symptomatic cardiac disease, refractory Lyme arthritis, or neurologic symptoms like meningitis or encephalitis[9] [10]

  • Paraneoplastic Syndrome

    Paraneoplastic syndrome is a symptom complex resulting from a malignant neoplasm, but not resulting from the local presence of tumor cells. Paraneoplastic syndrome is usually associated with neurological dysfunctioning, endocrine and cutaneous disorders. The following are the signs and symptoms of the syndrome:…[11]

  • Hypogammaglobulinemia

    children between 6 months and 5 years, paralysis after oral polio immunization is considered as a hallmark, whereas deterioration of dermatomyositis and chronic echo-virus encephalitis[12]

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  1. Limbic Encephalitis, Symptoma
  2. Limbic encephalitis, Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  3. Encephalitis, Symptoma
  4. Encephalitis, Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  5. Cancer, Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  6. Relapsed Small Cell Lung Cancer, Symptoma
  7. Schizophrenia, Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  8. Dementia, Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  9. Lyme Neuroborreliosis, Symptoma
  10. Lyme disease, Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  11. Paraneoplastic Syndrome, Symptoma
  12. Hypogammaglobulinemia, Symptoma