Articles Related to encephalitis
Triphasic Waves in EEG, an Atypical Finding in a Subacute Sclerosing Panencephalitis (SSPE) Adult Patient
Subacute sclerosing panencephalitis (SSPE) is a known rare cause of progressive myoclonic encephalitis of childhood and young adults due to a persistent measles virus infection.
Multiple myeloma is the second most common onco-hematologic neoplasm, accounting for 1% of malignant neoplasms. It is an underdiagnosed condition, as well as herpetic encephalitis.
Dyke Davidoff-Masson syndrome (DDMS) is a rare disease characterized by cerebral hemiatrophy due to brain insult in fetal life. Clinical symptoms include seizures, facial asymmetry, hemiplegia or hemiparesis, and mental retardation.
Mosquitoes, with its annoying behavior, are the worst enemy in human societies worldwide. To complicate matters, there are more than 3,500 species of mosquitoes existing globally
Enteroviruses are responsible for causing several recent well-publicized outbreaks in the United States, including gastrointestinal and upper respiratory infections. Enteroviruses are also capable of infecting the central nervous system, leading to manifestations of meningitis and encephalitis. Because enteroviruses are often overlooked as the etiology of CNS infections, we explore data from national surveillance, typical presentation and diagnostic information, as well as patterns of infection and transmission in an effort to remind practitioners to be mindful of this frequent cause of infection and its propensity to be spread from person to person.
The Congenital Rubella Syndrome is a multisystemic disease and CNS involvement occurs in the form of microcephaly, mental/motor disabilities, leptomeningitis, encephalitis, vascular damage and retardation of myelination. We report a case of gross non-communicating hydrocephalus in a neonate of Congenital Rubella Syndrome which is a rare presentation.