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Limbic encephalitis (LE) may be manifested by non-convulsive status epilepticus (NCSE). Two clinical cases of LE presenting with NCSE, one of them with a background ovarian theratoma, and the value of electroencephalographic triphasic and delta-beta waves in diagnosis of LE, are discussed in this paper. Course of glucocorticoid pulse-therapy, complimented by long-term regiment of valproic acid, is shown as a successful treatment modality for LE with NCSV.

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M. A. Sherman
Kirov State Medical University
Russian Federation

PhD, the curator of the neurological clinic service,

ul. Karla Marksa, 112, Kirov, 610027

I. V. Ardashev
Kirov City Clinical Hospital №1
Russian Federation

physician, neurology department,

ul. Popova, 41, Kirov, 610014

I. V. Ponomareva
Regional Clinical Hospital №4
Russian Federation

PhD, head of the Department of neurology,

prosp. Pobedy, 376v, Chelyabinsk, 354000

H. Sherman
Sourasky Medical Center, Tel-Aviv University

MD, physician at Orthopedic Department,

affiliated to Sackler School of Medicine,

6 Weizmann St., Tel-Aviv, 642396


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For citations:

Sherman M.A., Ardashev I.V., Ponomareva I.V., Sherman H. NONCONVULSIVE STATUS EPILEPTICUS IN PATIENTS WITH LIMBIC ENCEPHALITIS. Epilepsy and paroxysmal conditions. 2016;8(4):74-83. (In Russ.)

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