publication . Other literature type . Article . 2011

Limbic Encephalitis Presenting As A Post-Partum Psychiatric Condition.

Marc Gotkine; Tamir Ben-Hur; Angela Vincent; Adi Vaknin-Dembinsky;
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  • Published: 01 Sep 2011
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Abstract
OBJECTIVE: We describe a woman who presented with a psychiatric disorder post-partum and subsequently developed seizures and cognitive dysfunction prompting further investigation. A diagnosis of limbic encephalitis (LE) was made and antibodies to voltage-gated potassium channel complex (VGKC) detected. These antibodies are found in many non-paraneoplastic patients with LE. Although antibody-mediated conditions tend to present or relapse post-partum, VGKC-LE in the post-partum period has not been described. DESIGN: Case report. RESULTS: Clinical and imaging data were consistent with limbic encephalitis. High titres of anti-VGKC-complex antibodies confirmed the di...
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Medical Subject Headings: reproductive and urinary physiology
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publication . Other literature type . Article . 2011

Limbic Encephalitis Presenting As A Post-Partum Psychiatric Condition.

Marc Gotkine; Tamir Ben-Hur; Angela Vincent; Adi Vaknin-Dembinsky;