Table 1

 Clinical characteristics of the patients

PatientAge/genderPresenting featuresCSFMRIDuration of follow-up/outcome
CPS, complex partial seizures; CSF, cerebrospinal fluid; OB, oligoclonal bands; WCC, white cell count.
123/FMalaise, headaches, generalised seizures, non-convulsive status5 lymphocytes,FLAIR signal high18 months/CPS, anterograde memory and executive function deficit
protein normal, glucose normal,hippocampi and
OB negativeamygdalae
236/FFlu-like prodrome, generalised seizuresWCC 0, protein 0.67 g/L, glucose normal, OB negativeFLAIR signal high hippocampi and amygdalae32 months/CPS, non-epileptic attacks, anterograde verbal and visual memory deficit, executive function deficit, depression
321/MFlu-like prodrome, generalised seizuresWCC 0, protein 0.7 g/L, glucose normal, OB negativeFLAIR signal high hippocampi and amygdalae27 months/CPS, generalised seizures, non-epileptic attacks, anterograde memory deficit, secondary visual memory decline, personalitiy change
425/FFlu-like prodrome, generalised seizuresWCC 0, protein normal, glucose normal, OB negative FLAIR signal high hippocampi and amygdalae26 months/CPS, non-epileptic attacks, anterograde memory deficit, executive function deficit