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Encephalomyelitis, Equine

A group of ALPHAVIRUS INFECTIONS which affect horses and man, transmitted via the bites of mosquitoes. Disorders in this category are endemic to regions of South America and North America. In humans, clinical manifestations vary with the type of infection, and range from a mild influenza-like syndrome to a fulminant encephalitis. (From Joynt, Clinical Neurology, 1996, Ch26, pp8-10) [from MeSH]

MedGen UID:
8605
Concept ID:
C0014074
Disease or Syndrome
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Encephalomyelitis

A disorder characterized by inflammation of both the brain and the spinal cord. [from SNOMEDCT_US]

MedGen UID:
8603
Concept ID:
C0014070
Disease or Syndrome
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Eastern equine encephalitis

family transmitted by an infected mosquito, that is characterized by the onset of flulike symptoms including fever, chills, weakness, headache, vomiting, abdominal pain with diarrhea, myalgia, leucocytosis, and hematuria, rapidly progressing to diffuse central nervous system (CNS) involvement with confusion, somnolence, or even coma. Seizures, which may progress to status epilepticus and neurologic sequelae, cranial nerve palsies, and photophobia may occur. EEE is associated with a high rate of morbidity and mortality. [from ORDO]

MedGen UID:
799421
Concept ID:
CN206074
Finding
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Encephalomyelitis, Eastern Equine

A form of arboviral encephalitis (primarily affecting equines) endemic to eastern regions of North America. The causative organism (ENCEPHALOMYELITIS VIRUS, EASTERN EQUINE) may be transmitted to humans via the bite of AEDES mosquitoes. Clinical manifestations include the acute onset of fever, HEADACHE, altered mentation, and SEIZURES followed by coma. The condition is fatal in up to 50% of cases. Recovery may be marked by residual neurologic deficits and EPILEPSY. (From Joynt, Clinical Neurology, 1996, Ch26, pp9-10) [from MeSH]

MedGen UID:
102258
Concept ID:
C0153065
Disease or Syndrome
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