\lˈɪmbɪk ɛnsˌɛfɐlˈa͡ɪtɪs], \lˈɪmbɪk ɛnsˌɛfɐlˈaɪtɪs], \l_ˈɪ_m_b_ɪ_k ɛ_n_s_ˌɛ_f_ɐ_l_ˈaɪ_t_ɪ_s]\
Definitions of LIMBIC ENCEPHALITIS
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A paraneoplastic syndrome marked by degeneration of neurons in the medial temporal lobe. Clinical features include behavioral changes, HALLUCINATIONS, loss of short term memory, anosmia, AGEUSIA, and DEMENTIA. Circulating anti-neuronal antibodies (anti-Hu; also called ANNA 1) and small cell lung carcinomas are frequently associated with this condition. (From Pathologe 1997 Sep;18 (5):406-10; J Int Neuropsychol Soc 1996 Sep;2 (5):460-6; Brain 1997 Jun;120 (Pt 6):923-8)
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Marcy, Randolph B.
- (1812-1887), served Mexican War, and brevetted major-general for services during Civil War. From 1869 to 1881 he was inspector-general. published "Exploration of the Red River" in 1852.