J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 53:1084-1088 doi:10.1136/jnnp.53.12.1084
  • Research Article

Paraneoplastic limbic encephalitis: clinico-pathological correlations.

  1. A M Bakheit,
  2. P G Kennedy,
  3. P O Behan
  1. Glasgow University, Department of Neurology, Southern General Hospital, United Kingdom.


      Three new cases of limbic encephalitis in association with malignancy are reported. The literature on this condition is reviewed and the clinical, laboratory and histopathological features of cases proven at necropsy are correlated. The possible pathogenic mechanism of this disorder is discussed.