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Infectious Encephalitis

Known as: Encephalitis, Infectious, Infectious Encephalitis [Disease/Finding] 
An acute infectious process that affects the brain tissue. It is usually caused by viruses and less often by bacteria, parasites, and fungi.
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Highly Cited
2018
Highly Cited
2018
To evaluate the incidence and prevalence of autoimmune encephalitis and compare it to that of infectious encephalitis. 
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2017
Review
2017
We performed a literature search in the Medline database, using the PubMed website. The incidence of presumably infectious… Expand
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Highly Cited
2015
Highly Cited
2015
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Pediatric encephalitis has a wide range of etiologies, clinical presentations, and outcomes. This… Expand
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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
BACKGROUND A prospective study of infectious encephalitis was conducted in France in 2007. In total, 253 patients were enrolled… Expand
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2009
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2009
Summary Many important central nervous system (CNS) syndromes can develop following microbial infections. The most severe… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
BACKGROUND Encephalitis is a relatively rare presentation of enterovirus (EV) infections. Clinical and epidemiologic… Expand
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2004
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2004
  • P. Kennedy
  • Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry
  • 2004
  • Corpus ID: 5509277
Encephalitis refers to an acute, usually diffuse, inflammatory process affecting the brain. While meningitis is primarily an… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Microglia subpopulations were studied in mouse experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis and toxoplasmic encephalitis. CNS… Expand
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1999
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1999
The CNS differs from other tissues in the body by the elaboration of a tight blood-brain barrier (BBB), which drastically reduces… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Galactocerebroside (Gc) is a major component of myelin in both the peripheral and central nervous systems. Although it is… Expand
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