Limbic encephalitis associated with recurrent thymoma: A postmortem study

Citation
N. Fujii et al., Limbic encephalitis associated with recurrent thymoma: A postmortem study, NEUROLOGY, 57(2), 2001, pp. 344-347
Citations number
10
Language
INGLESE
art.tipo
Article
Categorie Soggetti
Neurology,"Neurosciences & Behavoir
Journal title
NEUROLOGY
ISSN journal
0028-3878 → ACNP
Volume
57
Issue
2
Year of publication
2001
Pages
344 - 347
Database
ISI
SICI code
0028-3878(20010724)57:2<344:LEAWRT>2.0.ZU;2-Y
Abstract
The authors report an autopsied patient with limbic en cephalitis and recur rent thymoma. The immunohistochemical study showed selective depositions of immunoglobulin G on the neurons in the limbic system and the tumor cells o f the recurrent thymoma. The immunoblotting study detected two types of ant ibodies that react with the human brain, rat brain, and rat thymus.