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Encephalitis

Encephalitis is an inflammation of the brain. Usually the cause is a viral infection, but bacteria can also cause it. It can be mild or severe. Most cases are mild. You may have flu-like symptoms. With a mild case, you may just need rest, plenty of fluids, and a pain reliever. Severe cases need immediate treatment. Symptoms of severe cases include: -Severe headache. -Sudden fever. -Drowsiness . -Vomiting. -Confusion. -Seizures. In babies, additional symptoms may include constant crying, poor feeding, body stiffness, and bulging in the soft spots of the skull. Severe cases may require a stay in the hospital. Treatments include oral and intravenous medicines to reduce inflammation and treat infection. Patients with breathing difficulties may need artificial respiration. Some people may need physical, speech, and occupational therapy once the illness is under control. . NIH: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.  [from MedlinePlus]

MedGen UID:
4027
Concept ID:
C0014038
Disease or Syndrome
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Encephalitis

MedGen UID:
505221
Concept ID:
CN002164
Finding
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disease transmission

Transmission of disease from one individual to another. [from PSY]

MedGen UID:
66979
Concept ID:
C0242781
Pathologic Function
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Encephalitis, St. Louis

brain infection caused by the St. Louis encephalitis virus [from CHV]

MedGen UID:
41773
Concept ID:
C0014060
Disease or Syndrome
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St. Louis Meningoencephalitis

MedGen UID:
152947
Concept ID:
C0751102
Disease or Syndrome

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