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Encephalitis

An inflammatory process affecting the brain parenchyma. Causes include viral infections and less frequently bacterial infections, toxins, and immune-mediated processes. [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
4027
Concept ID:
C0014038
Disease or Syndrome
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Brain abscess

A circumscribed collection of purulent exudate in the brain, due to bacterial and other infections. The majority are caused by spread of infected material from a focus of suppuration elsewhere in the body, notably the PARANASAL SINUSES, middle ear (see EAR, MIDDLE); HEART (see also ENDOCARDITIS, BACTERIAL), and LUNG. Penetrating CRANIOCEREBRAL TRAUMA and NEUROSURGICAL PROCEDURES may also be associated with this condition. Clinical manifestations include HEADACHE; SEIZURES; focal neurologic deficits; and alterations of consciousness. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp712-6) [from MeSH]

MedGen UID:
2335
Concept ID:
C0006105
Disease or Syndrome
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Abscess morphology

Accumulation of purulent material in tissues, organs, or circumscribed spaces, usually associated with signs of infection. [from MeSH]

MedGen UID:
1684
Concept ID:
C0000833
Disease or Syndrome
4.

Granulomatous amebic encephalitis

MedGen UID:
572559
Concept ID:
C0338428
Disease or Syndrome
5.

Amebic encephalitis

MedGen UID:
572557
Concept ID:
C0338426
Disease or Syndrome
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Cerebral abscess

A bacterial, fungal, or parasitic abscess that develops in the cerebral hemispheres. Causes include skull trauma, middle ear infection, congenital heart disease, and frontal and ethmoid sinus infection. [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
307135
Concept ID:
C1510428
Disease or Syndrome
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