Encephalitis lethargica is a disease characterized by high fever, headache, double vision, delayed physical and mental response, and lethargy. In acute cases, patients may enter coma. Patients may also experience abnormal eye movements, upper body weakness, muscular pains, tremors, neck rigidity, and behavioral changes including psychosis. The cause of encephalitis lethargica is unknown. Between 1917 to 1928, an epidemic of encephalitis lethargica spread throughout the world, but no recurrence o...
A group of disorders marked by problems in the normal functioning of the brain. These problems can produce seizures, unusual body movements, a loss of consciousness or changes in consciousness, as well as mental problems or problems with the senses.
Encephalitis as related to Epilepsy
- Encephalitis Society
The Encephalitis Society is the operating name of the Encephalitis Support Group which is a registered Charity and Company Limited by Guarantee.
- Encephalitis - Wikipedia
Encephalitis is a sudden onset inflammation of the brain. Encephalitis with meningitis is known as meningoencephalitis. Symptoms include headache, fever, confusion ...
- Encephalitis Causes, Symptoms, Treatment & Prognosis
Encephalitis is an acute infection and inflammation of the brain itself. Read about causes, risk factors, symptoms, and treatment.
- Rasmussen’s Syndrome | The Johns Hopkins Epilepsy Center
What is Rasmussen’s syndrome? Rasmussen's syndrome (also known as Rasmussen’s encephalitis) appears to be an autoimmune process that causes one …
- Neurological Disorders - University of Washington
Good descriptions of common neurological disorders from the University of Washington.
- Encephalitis | Brain & Spine Foundation
What is encephalitis? Encephalitis is an inflammation (swelling) of the brain. The inflammation is usually caused by an infection from a virus.
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Description of seizures along with causes and examples of medications for seizures. Pinpoint your symptoms and signs with MedicineNet's Symptom Checker.
- Epilepsy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Epilepsy is a group of neurological diseases characterized by epileptic seizures. Epileptic seizures are episodes that can vary from brief and nearly undetectable to ...
- MedTerms - Alpha Index, E listing - Medical Dictionary
Online Medical Dictionary and glossary with medical definitions, e listing.