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Persistent anterograde amnesia following limbic encephalitis associated with antibodies to the voltage-gated potassium channel complex.

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OBJECTIVE: Limbic encephalitis (LE) associated with antibodies to the voltage-gated potassium channel complex (VGKC) is a potentially reversible cause of cognitive impairment. Despite the prominence of cognitive dysfunction in this syndrome, little is known about patients' neuropsychological profile at presentation or their long-term cognitive outcome. METHODS: We used a comprehensive neuropsychological test battery to evaluate cognitive function longitudinally in 19 patients with VGKC-LE. RE...

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10.1136/jnnp-2013-306724

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Journal:
Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry
Volume:
85
Issue:
4
Pages:
387-391
Publication date:
2014-04-05
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EISSN:
1468-330X
ISSN:
0022-3050
URN:
uuid:eeb71221-518d-46b8-a939-bb3539f8772f
Source identifiers:
445671
Local pid:
pubs:445671

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