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Is the flu and encephalitis lethargica connected?

Is the flu and encephalitis lethargica connected?

Yes: Also known as von economo's disease or sleeping sickness it first arose following the influenza pandemic of 1918 and nothing like was described before 1914. No viral agent was ever isolated, but the clinical picture was quite compatible with a viral illness. Many patients had profound somnolence and ophthalmoplegia. Mortality was high (20+%), and many survivors had neurological sequellae. ...Read more

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Encephalitis (Definition)

The encephalon is considered to be the gray matter of the brain. This is where all the neuron cells are located. If an infection sets in to this region it is called an encephalitis. The -itis ending just means inflammation. It is usually virus infections that like to go specifically to the ...Read more


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Encephalitis lethargica: any help?

Read: http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/encephalitis_lethargica/encephalitis_lethargica.htm

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What is the treatment for encephalitis lethargica?

What is the treatment for encephalitis lethargica?

Encephalitis letharg: http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/encephalitis_lethargica/encephalitis_lethargica.htm

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How long can cerebral adaema caused due to japanese encephalitis take to cure completely. Please see report here http://goo.Gl/qyyih?

How long can cerebral adaema caused due to japanese encephalitis take to cure completely. Please see report here http://goo.Gl/qyyih?

JE: Japanese encephalitis can affect the brain tissue and cause edema. The edema should regress but the affected brain may never return to baseline. See your neurologist for deeper explanations. An MRI can show you what is left to work with after encephalitis has taken its toll. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for tick borne encephalitis?

Is there a cure for tick borne encephalitis?

Yes- yourself: There is no specific drug to treat tbe. It depends on the effectiveness your immune system ito clear the virus infection. Hospitalization and supportive care may be needed, based on the severity of the infection. Anti-inflammatory drugs, intubation and ventilatory support maybe used in specific situations. ...Read more

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Viral encephalitis vs meningitis which is more serious nd fatal and which can be cured to a good level after it happens? Usual recovery time?

Viral encephalitis vs meningitis which is more serious nd fatal and which can be cured to a good level after it happens? Usual recovery time?

CNS infection: This is dependent on the causative agents, the time therapy is begun, the immune status of the person infected, the therapy available and other factors. There is not a simple answer to this question. ...Read more

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3 months post japanese encephalitis frnd is having stiffness in right arm and left leg while awake. But goes while she sleeps? Is this cure able?

3 months post japanese encephalitis frnd is having stiffness in right arm and left leg while awake. But goes while she sleeps? Is this cure able?

Japanese Encephaliti: Hard to say whether or not this is curable. Your friend should report this to her doctor for follow up on her illness. ...Read more

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Aftr jpns encephalitis trtmnt frnd is hvng stiffness i left hand & leg while awake bt it goes while she sleeps. Is this a good sign or bad? Cure able?

Aftr jpns encephalitis trtmnt frnd is hvng stiffness i left hand & leg while awake bt it goes while she sleeps. Is this a good sign or bad? Cure able?

Like Parkinson's: Japanese b can affect the basal ganglia and some patients develop parkinsonian like symptoms. This can be treated and controlled with the usual parkinson drugs. ...Read more

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Which is more fatal brain swelling or brain palsy? Which can be cured to a good level if swelling is caused by viral encephalitis?

Which is more fatal brain swelling or brain palsy? Which can be cured to a good level if swelling is caused by viral encephalitis?

Encephalitis: Brain swelling or edema is a situation in which inflammation, from infection causes brain tissue to swell. It is possible for the swelling to resolve but the course to normal can be very long due to the effect of the infection. Brain paosy refers to weakness or paralysis of the muscles due to an abnormality of brain function. Either can be fatal and either can resolve. ...Read more

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