Paraneoplastic Limbic Encephalitis with Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma: Case Report

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Published: 2022-03-24

Page: 9-12


Bünyamin Tosunoğlu *

Department of Neurology, Ankara Education and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey.

Furkan Süleymanoğulları

Department of Neurology, Ankara Education and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey.

Enes Tarık Inci

Department of Neurology, Ankara Education and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey.

Burcu Gökçe Çokal

Department of Neurology, Ankara Education and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


Abstract

Providing an overview through a case report of limbic encephalitis, representing a group of autoimmune and/or paraneoplastic conditions characterized by inflammation of the limbic system and other parts of the brain, provides a broad spectrum of symptoms including recent memory, mood, behavior, olfactory dysfunction, seizures. It is aimed to consider this disease with other similar symptoms in the differential diagnosis of diseases presenting with other similar symptoms.

Keywords: Limbic, nasopharynx, cancer, IVIG


How to Cite

Tosunoğlu, B., Süleymanoğulları, F., Inci, E. T., & Çokal, B. G. (2022). Paraneoplastic Limbic Encephalitis with Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma: Case Report. Asian Journal of Medical Case Reports, 4(1), 9–12. Retrieved from https://globalpresshub.com/index.php/AJMCR/article/view/1524

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