Encephalitis Lethargica

Known as: VON ECONOMO DISEASE, ECONOMO-CRUCHET DISEASE, LETHARGIC ENCEPHALITIS 
A form of encephalitis, the etiology of which is uncertain, that is characterized by lethargy and headache.
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2012
2012
OBJECTIVE Parkinsonism has occasionally been reported as a consequence of infectious diseases. The present study examines the… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
Encephalitis lethargica (EL) describes an encephalitis with psychiatric, sleep, and extrapyramidal movement disorders. Dyskinetic… (More)
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2009
2009
Encephalitis lethargica (EL) is a CNS disorder that manifests with lethargy sleep cycle disturbances, extrapyramidal… (More)
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2007
2007
Three women (aged 21-36 years) developed acute illnesses that were similar to epidemic encephalitis lethargica. Each presented… (More)
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2007
2007
We report a 47-year-old man who is considered to have sporadic encephalitis lethargica (EL). He presented with hyperpyrexia… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
In 1916, von Economo first described encephalitis lethargica (EL), a CNS disorder presenting with pharyngitis followed by sleep… (More)
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2001
2001
We present a clinicopathological report of a recent fatal case of a 27-year-old woman whom we consider to have had encephalitis… (More)
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1997
1997
Two patients with presumed encephalitis lethargica are presented with clinical features suggestive of two forms of the disease… (More)
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1995
1995
Encephalitis lethargica (von Economo's encephalitis), pandemic from 1917 to 1926, opened a window on the study of behavioral… (More)
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Review
1990
Review
1990
Prior to the 1960s, the clinical features and basic neuropathology of Parkinson's disease had been established, anticholinergic… (More)
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