Recent Examples of encephalitis from the Web
Brahamdev Yadav, a rice farmer, had never heard of Japanese encephalitis.
Bruno's disability, a forever-bent leg caused by caprine arthritis encephalitis, usually prevents him from making the long walk from his pen to the field to join the monthly yoga sessions on the farm.
Many of the young patients were suffering from encephalitis, a potentially deadly illness that causes acute swelling of the brain.
The patient, a 52-year-old man in Horsham Township, suffered from encephalitis/meningitis, according to the state’s West Nile Virus Control Program.
Mosquitoes with St. Louis encephalitis have also been reported in central and southern California.
Less than one percent of people who are infected with West Nile virus will develop a serious neurologic illness such as encephalitis or meningitis.
But the untreatable and much more serious nature of Powassan encephalitis should change the equation.
Powassan attacks the nervous system and can infect the brain, causing encephalitis.
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medical Definition of encephalitis
encephaliticplay \-ˈlit-ik\ adjective
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