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You were diagnosed with california encephalitis what does that mean?

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Danielle Jones
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Infection

California encephalitis refers to inflammation of the brain (known as encephalitis) caused by an infection with a specific virus.
The disease can be relatively benign, causing headaches and lethargy, or extremely serious with complication like paralysis and death.

In brief: Infection

California encephalitis refers to inflammation of the brain (known as encephalitis) caused by an infection with a specific virus.
The disease can be relatively benign, causing headaches and lethargy, or extremely serious with complication like paralysis and death.
Danielle Jones
Danielle Jones
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Dr. Larry Lutwick
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

In brief: Viral encephalitis

Despite its name, most of the cases of this infection nowadays are due to the la crosse virus and are found in the midwest usa.
It affects children and teenagers and most recover completely.

In brief: Viral encephalitis

Despite its name, most of the cases of this infection nowadays are due to the la crosse virus and are found in the midwest usa.
It affects children and teenagers and most recover completely.
Dr. Larry Lutwick
Dr. Larry Lutwick
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Dr. William Goldie
Pediatrics - Neurology

In brief: Too much sun

Are you feeling disney with yosemite nausea and san francisco rash? Do you feel weak with freewayitis and smog lungs and san diego headache? Take two seattle and phoenix for a week.
You will recover!

In brief: Too much sun

Are you feeling disney with yosemite nausea and san francisco rash? Do you feel weak with freewayitis and smog lungs and san diego headache? Take two seattle and phoenix for a week.
You will recover!
Dr. William Goldie
Dr. William Goldie
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