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Is there a difference between encephalopathy and encephalitis?

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Dr. Seth Zeidman
Neurosurgery
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In brief: Yes

Encephalopathy abnormal brain function may occur because of many different conditions; for example, lack of nutrients, poisoning, infection, structural changes, or anoxia.
Encephalitis is an acute inflammation of the brain.

In brief: Yes

Encephalopathy abnormal brain function may occur because of many different conditions; for example, lack of nutrients, poisoning, infection, structural changes, or anoxia.
Encephalitis is an acute inflammation of the brain.
Dr. Seth Zeidman
Dr. Seth Zeidman
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