inflammation of the brain, usually caused by a virus; may be very mild and barely noticeable, but is usually serious and can progress from headache and fever to hallucinations, paralysis, and sometimes coma
the name given to the condition of the brain becoming inflamed
a viral infection of the brain.
Inflammation of brain tissue caused by a number of agents, the most significant being several viruses carried by insects.
Acute disease of the central nervous system seen in persons convalescing from infectious disease, usually one of viral origin.
The Condition"...Transmitted from the saliva of an infected animal, the encephalitis caused by the rabies virus is virtually always fatal but is very rare in the US..."
The results of a virus attacking the brain of humans
Inflalmmation of the brain, sometimes called "sleeping sickness" caused by viruses and other microscopic organisms.
a virus caused by the bit of an infected mosquito; it can be prevented by wearing long pants and long sleeves, staying inside from dusk to dark when mosquitoes feed, and using insect repellent.
Inflammation of the brain, typically viral in nature and especially with the herpes simplex virus
an inflammation of the brain that can be caused by viruses and bacteria, including viruses transmitted by mosquitoes. (1843)
An infection of the brain.
An inflammation of brain tissue.
Inflammation of the brain usually with severe signs such as fever, incoordination, and convulsions.
inflammation of the brain due to a virus infection, lead poisoning or other cause.
Inflammation of the brain. Encephalitis is most commonly caused by certain viral infections or may occur subsequent to prior infection due to immune reactions that indirectly result in inflammation (postinfectious encephalitis). Although associated symptoms and findings may be variable, features may include fever, headache, irritability, listlessness (lethargy), and weakness. Some affected individuals may also develop confusion, disturbances of speech and memory, abnormal involuntary movements, paralysis of one side of the body, seizures, and/or coma. For those with involvement of the protective membranes enclosing the brain and spinal cord (meningitis), characteristic findings may include nausea, vomiting, stiffness of the neck, abnormal sensitivity to light (photophobia), and/or other symptoms.
inflammation of the brain, usually caused by bacteria or infection. Encephalitis is a serious cause of headache.
An inflammation of the brain, usually caused by a virus.
Swelling of brain; "sleeping sickness"
Inflammation of the brain caused by a virus. Encephalitis can result in permanent brain damage or death.
refers to any inflammation within the brain but encephalitis is usually due to infections like syphilis, viruses (for example West Nile Virus, St Louis encephalitis, herpes), fungus, bacteria or TB
Inflammation of the substance of the brain. A frequent cause of learning difficulty or impairment of intellectual function. Usually caused by a viral infection and may be a complication of one of the common infectious diseases, e.g. measles.
Inflammation or infection involving the brain.
Swelling of the brain that may be caused by germs or viruses that cause herpes, syphilis, or gonorrhea.
Inflammation of the brain, frequently caused by a viral infection.
A serious infection resulting in inflammation of the brain.
inflammation of the brain from an infection or as the result of other diseases; sometimes causes epilepsy.
Inflammation of the brain that is usually caused by infection by certain bacteria or viruses
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Encephalitis is an inflammation (or swelling) of the brain.
An inflammation of the brain, most often caused by the herpes virus, but sometimes brought on by chicken pox, mumps, or measles. People with a mild case usually recover in two or three weeks; severe encephalitis is rare, but can cause brain damage or death.
Inflammation of the brain, usually caused by viral infections.
an inflammation of the brain which can cause lasting brain damage.
Inflammation of the brain and central nervous system.
an inflammation caused by a viral infection. While specific viruses may vary and exposure occurs through insect bites, food or drink, or skin contact, travelers are most at risk from insect bites.
A serious condition involving the inflammation of the brain which can be caused by bacterial infection, or numerous viruses, one of which is the West Nile Virus.
inflammation of the brain; see encephalopathy.
Inflammation of the brain usually caused by a virus infection.
Inflammation of the brain, usually caused by a virus. The inflammation may interfere with normal brain function and may cause seizures, sleepiness, confusion, personality changes, weakness in one or more parts of the body, and even coma.
a condition characterized by inflammation of the brain. This condition causes problems with the brain and spinal cord function.
A brain inflammation of viral or other infectious disease origin. Symptoms include headaches, neck pain, fever, nausea, vomiting, and nervous system problems. Several types of opportunistic infections can cause encephalitis.
(noun) inflammation of the brain.
The Condition"...These infections usually cause only chills, fever, and swelling of lymph nodes, though seizures and headaches can occur..."
Inflammation of infection of the brain, usually viral in nature.
A rare inflammation of the brain caused by a viral infection. It has been linked to the develoment of autism.
The Condition"...In severe cases, however, the infection can have devastating effects, including the following ... Bleeding within the brain (intercerebral hemorrhage)..."
A general term denoting inflammation of the brain.
The Condition"...The viruses can cause respiratory or gastrointestinal infections that are usually mild..."
The Condition"...The herpes virus group includes a number of common infections, including herpes simplex, varicella-zoster (the cause of chicken pox and shingles), cytomegalovirus, herpesvirus 6, and Epstein-Barr (EB) virus (the cause of mononucleosis)..."
Encephalitis is an acute inflammation of the brain, commonly caused by a viral infection. Sometimes, encephalitis can result from a bacterial infection, such as bacterial meningitis, or it may be a complication of other infectious diseases like rabies (viral) or syphilis (bacterial). Certain parasitic protozoal infestations, like by toxoplasma, can also cause encephalitis in people with compromised immune systems.