Chapter 62. Unresponsiveness—Psychogenic, Encephalopathy, or Limbic Encephalitis?[1–10]

  1. Peter W. Kaplan MB, FRCP1 and
  2. Thien Nguyen MD, PhD2

Published Online: 4 SEP 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444322972.ch62

Clinical Electrophysiology

Clinical Electrophysiology

How to Cite

Kaplan, P. W. and Nguyen, T. (2010) Unresponsiveness—Psychogenic, Encephalopathy, or Limbic Encephalitis?[1–10], in Clinical Electrophysiology, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444322972.ch62

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Neurology, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine & Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, MA, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Neurology, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine & The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 SEP 2010
  2. Published Print: 8 OCT 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405185295

Online ISBN: 9781444322972

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Keywords:

  • Unresponsiveness—psychogenic, encephalopathy, or limbic encephalitis?;
  • Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF);
  • syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone (SIADH);
  • Differential Diagnosis - Hashimoto's thyroid antibody encephalopathy, paraneoplastic encephalopathy;
  • voltage-gated anti-potassium channel nonparaneoplastic limbic encephalitis (VGKC)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Clinical Case

  • Differential Diagnosis

  • Clinical Correlation

  • Diagnosis and Comment

  • References