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
- Viral encephalitis and epilepsy.
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- Rasmussen's encephalitis - Wikipedia, the free encyclopediaen.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rasmussen's_syndrome
Involvement of neurons and glial cells by viruses (viral encephalitis) impairs neurological function and causes seizures, focal neurologic deficits, and ...
- Meningitis and Encephalitis Fact Sheet: National Institute ...
Infectious causes of meningitis and encephalitis include bacteria, viruses, fungi, and parasites. Many of these affect healthy ...
- Epilepsy and Encephalitis | Epilepsy Talk
Unfortunately, it appears so. “Infection of the nervous system can involve the meninges (meningitis) or the brain substance itself (encephalitis), or both ...
- EPILEPSY AND ENCEPHALITIS - epilepsyletstalkaboutit
Encephalitis is an inflammation of the brain tissue. It is caused either by infection, which is usually viral, or by autoimmune conditions ...