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Limbic encephalitis presenting as a post-partum psychiatric condition.

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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 ...

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10.1016/j.jns.2011.06.017

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience
Role:
Author
Journal:
Journal of the neurological sciences
Volume:
308
Issue:
1-2
Pages:
152-154
Publication date:
2011-09-05
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EISSN:
1878-5883
ISSN:
0022-510X
URN:
uuid:62c7ae32-645a-4f4b-bb25-2d19ca7808dc
Source identifiers:
243962
Local pid:
pubs:243962

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