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describe the disorder called having inflammation of the brain (encephalitis).?

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Dr. Michael Depietro
Pulmonary Critical Care 35 years experience
Is brain inflamation: Encephalitis is inflammation of the brain and can be caused by infections or sometimes by autoimmune problems where the immune system injures the brain. Symptoms include things like confusion, agitation, headache, difficulty speaking, sometimes even coma or seizures. Paralysis and vision problems also possible.

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