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encephalitis:
inflammation of the brain usually caused by a virus; symptoms include headache and neck pain and drowsiness and nausea and fever (`phrenitis' is no longer in scientific use)
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encephalitis lethargica:
sleeping sickness: an encephalitis that was epidemic between 1915 and 1926; symptoms include paralysis of the extrinsic eye muscle and extreme muscular weakness
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encephalocele:
protrusion of brain tissue through a congenital fissure in the skull
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encephalogram:
electroencephalogram: a graphical record of electrical activity of the brain; produced by an electroencephalograph
  • an X ray of the brain made by replacing spinal fluid with a gas (usually oxygen) to improve contrast
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  • encephalography:
    roentgenography of the brain after spinal fluid has been replaced by a gas (usually oxygen); produces an encephalogram
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    Dawson's encephalitis:
    subacute sclerosing panencephalitis: a rare chronic progressive encephalitis caused by the measles virus and occurring primarily in children and young adults; death usually occurs within three years; characterized by primary measles infection before the age of two years
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    epidemic encephalitis:
    sleeping sickness: an encephalitis that was epidemic between 1915 and 1926; symptoms include paralysis of the extrinsic eye muscle and extreme muscular weakness
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    equine encephalitis:
    encephalitis caused by a virus that is transmitted by a mosquito from an infected horse
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    equine encephalomyelitis:
    equine encephalitis: encephalitis caused by a virus that is transmitted by a mosquito from an infected horse
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    herpes encephalitis:
    herpes simplex encephalitis: common form of acute encephalitis caused by herpes simplex 1; usually affects the temporal and frontal lobes
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    Encephalitis:
    Inflammation of the BRAIN due to infection, autoimmune processes, toxins, and other conditions. Viral infections (see ENCEPHALITIS, VIRAL) are a relatively frequent cause of this condition.
    Synonyms: Brain Inflammation, Encephalitis, Infectious, Encephalitis, Rasmussen, Infectious Encephalitis, Rasmussen Encephalitis, Rasmussen's Syndrome, Brain Inflammations, Encephalitides, Infectious, Infectious Encephalitides
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    Encephalitis Virus, California:
    A species in the ORTHOBUNYAVIRUS genus of the family BUNYAVIRIDAE. Serotypes are found in temperate and arctic regions and each is closely associated with a single species of vector mosquito. The vertebrate hosts are usually small mammals but several serotypes infect humans.
    Synonyms: California Encephalitis Viruses, California Group Viruses, California Virus, Encephalitis Viruses, California
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    Encephalitis Virus, Eastern Equine:
    A species of ALPHAVIRUS causing encephalomyelitis in Equidae and humans. The virus ranges along the Atlantic seaboard of the United States and Canada and as far south as the Caribbean, Mexico, and parts of Central and South America. Infections in horses show a mortality of up to 90 percent and in humans as high as 80 percent in epidemics.
    Synonyms: EEE Viruses
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    Encephalitis Virus, Japanese:
    A species of FLAVIVIRUS, one of the Japanese encephalitis virus group (ENCEPHALITIS VIRUSES, JAPANESE), which is the etiological agent of Japanese encephalitis found in Asia, southeast Asia, and the Indian subcontinent.
    Synonyms: Japanese B Encephalitis Virus, Japanese Encephalitis Virus, Virus, Japanese Encephalitis
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    Encephalitis Virus, Murray Valley:
    A species of FLAVIVIRUS, one of the Japanese encephalitis virus group (ENCEPHALITIS VIRUSES, JAPANESE), found in Australia and New Guinea. It causes a fulminating viremia resembling Japanese encephalitis (ENCEPHALITIS, JAPANESE).
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    Zamiaceae:
    A plant family of the order Cycadales, class Cycadopsida, division CYCADOPHYTA.
    Synonyms: Ceratozamia,Dioon,Encephalartos,Macrozamia,Microcycas

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    Blood-Brain Barrier:
    Specialized non-fenestrated tightly-joined ENDOTHELIAL CELLS with TIGHT JUNCTIONS that form a transport barrier for certain substances between the cerebral capillaries and the BRAIN tissue.
    Synonyms: Barrier, Blood-Brain,Barrier, Brain-Blood,Barrier, Hemato-Encephalic,Barriers, Blood-Brain,Barriers, Brain-Blood,Barriers, Hemato-Encephalic,Blood Brain Barrier,Blood-Brain Barriers,Brain Blood Barrier,Brain-Blood Barriers,Hemato Encephalic Barrier

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    Parkinson Disease, Postencephalitic:
    Parkinsonism following encephalitis, historically seen as a sequella of encephalitis lethargica (Von Economo Encephalitis). The early age of onset, the rapid progression of symptoms followed by stabilization, and the presence of a variety of other neurological disorders (e.g., sociopathic behavior; TICS; MUSCLE SPASMS; oculogyric crises; hyperphagia; and bizarre movements) distinguish this condition from primary PARKINSON DISEASE. Pathologic features include neuronal loss and gliosis concentrated in the MESENCEPHALON; SUBTHALAMUS; and HYPOTHALAMUS. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p754)
    Synonyms: Parkinson Disease, Post-Encephalitic,Parkinsonian Syndrome, Postencephalitis,Parkinsonism, Postencephalitic,Post-Encephalitic Parkinson Disease,Postencephalitic Economo-Type Parkinsonism,Postencephalitic Parkinson Disease

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    Limbic Encephalitis:
    A paraneoplastic syndrome marked by degeneration of neurons in the medial temporal lobe. Clinical features include behavioral changes, HALLUCINATIONS, loss of short term memory, anosmia, AGEUSIA, and DEMENTIA. Circulating anti-neuronal antibodies (anti-Hu; also called ANNA 1) and small cell lung carcinomas are frequently associated with this condition. (From Pathologe 1997 Sep;18(5):406-10; J Int Neuropsychol Soc 1996 Sep;2(5):460-6; Brain 1997 Jun;120(Pt 6):923-8)
    Synonyms: Encephalitis, Limbic,Encephalitides, Paraneoplastic Limbic,Encephalitis, Paraneoplastic Limbic,Limbic Encephalitis, Paraneoplastic

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    Neurotoxicity Syndromes:
    Neurologic disorders caused by exposure to toxic substances through ingestion, injection, cutaneous application, or other method. This includes conditions caused by biologic, chemical, and pharmaceutical agents.
    Synonyms: Encephalopathy, Toxic,Nervous System Poisoning,Neurotoxic Disorders,Neurotoxin Diseases,Neurotoxin Disorders,Toxic Encephalitis,Encephalitides, Toxic,Encephalitis, Toxic,Encephalopathies, Toxic,Nervous System Poisonings,Neurotoxic Disorder

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    encephalalgia:

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    encephalemia:

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    encephalic:

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    encephalic vesicle:

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    encephalithogenic protein:

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    arachnoid mater encephali:

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    arachnoidea mater encephali:

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    arteriae encephali:

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    dura mater encephali:

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    pia mater encephali:

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    encephal-:

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    encephalaemia:

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    encephalalgia:

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    encephalatrophic:

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    encephalatrophy:

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    arachnoid mater encephali:

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    uveo-encephalitic syndrome:

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    acute haemorrhagic encephalitis:

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    acute inclusion body encephalitis:

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    encephal:

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    encephala:

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    encephalic:

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    encephalitic:

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    encephalitides:

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    palae-encephala:

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    -encephalia:

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    equine encephalitis:

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    Encephalitis:

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    Encephalitis, arboviral:

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    Encephalitis, eastern equine:

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    Encephalitis, flavivirus:

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    Encephalitis, LAC:

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    Arboviral encephalitis:

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    Encephalitis:

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    Encephalopathy - alcoholic:

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    Encephalotrigeminal angiomatosis:

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    Dawsoną„s encephalitis:

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    Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathy:

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    Encephalitis:

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    Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy:

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    Japan Encephalitis Virus Vacc SubQ:

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    Lactulose (for Encephalopathy) Oral:

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    Herpes Simplex Encephalitis:

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    HEB:

     
    hemato-encephalic barrier
     

    HOOE:

     
    heredopathia ophthalmo-oto-encephalica
     

    AIE:

     
    acute inclusion-body encephalitis; acute infectious encephalitis; acute infective endocarditis
     

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    AM:

     
    aseptic meningo-encephalitis
     

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    Bickerstaff s brainstem encephalitis
     

    CAE:

     
    Caprine arthritis encephalitis
     

    CAEV:

     
    Caprine Arthritis Encephalitis Virus
     

    CE:

     
    California encephalitis
     

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    JrId: 3517
    JournalTitle: L'Encephale.
    MedAbbr: Encephale
    ISSN: 0013-7006
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    NlmId: 7505643

             
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    G04.-: Encephalitis, myelitis, and encephalomyelitis
    G04.9: Encephalitis, myelitis, and encephalomyelitis, unspecified
    G93.4: Encephalopathy, unspecified
    Q01.-: Encephalocele
    Q01.8: Encephalocele of other sites
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    A83.-: Mosquito-borne viral encephalitis
    A83.0: Japanese encephalitis
    A83.1: Western equine encephalitis
    A83.2: Eastern equine encephalitis
    A83.3: St. Louis encephalitis
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    encephal: any of numerous cycads of the genus Encephalartos having stout cylindrical trunks and a terminal crown of long often spiny pinnate leaves
    encephal: South African cycad
    encephal: inflammation of the brain usually caused by a virus
    encephal: an encephalitis that was epidemic between 1915 and 1926
    encephal: protrusion of brain tissue through a congenital fissure in the skull
    encephal: an X ray of the brain made by replacing spinal fluid with a gas (usually oxygen) to improve contrast
    encephal: a graphical record of electrical activity of the brain
    encephal: roentgenography of the brain after spinal fluid has been replaced by a gas (usually oxygen)
    encephal: that part of the central nervous system that includes all the higher nervous centers
    encephal: any disorder or disease of the brain
             
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