Subacute Sclerosing Panencephalitis

Known as: DEMENTIA, DECEREBRATE, Dawson's inclusion body encephalitis, subacute inclusion body encephalitis 
A rare, slowly progressive encephalitis caused by chronic infection with the MEASLES VIRUS. The condition occurs primarily in children and young… (More)
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Review
2010
Review
2010
Subacute sclerosing panencephalitis (SSPE) is a chronic encephalitis occurring after infection with measles virus. The prevalence… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND The most severe sequela of measles virus infection is subacute sclerosing panencephalitis (SSPE), a fatal disease of… (More)
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2002
2002
Subacute sclerosing panencephalitis is caused by persistent brain infection of mutated measles virus, showing inflammation… (More)
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2001
2001
Background: Subacute sclerosing panencephalitis (SSPE) is a chronic central nervous (CNS) system infection caused by measles… (More)
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1997
1997
This is a case report of a 10-year-old boy with subacute sclerosing panencephalitis (SSPE). He initially developed visual… (More)
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1996
1996
Subacute sclerosing panencephalitis (SSPE) is a progressive, slow virus infection of the brain, caused by the measles virus… (More)
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Review
1985
Review
1985
Subacute sclerosing panencephalitis (SSPE) is a neurodegenerative disease of childhood that is due to a persistent measles… (More)
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1979
1979
The Subacute Sclerosing Panencephalitis Registry has compiled data from 453 instances of SSPE occurring in the United States from… (More)
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1975
1975
Electroencephalogram studies of 31 patients with proved subacute sclerosing panencephalitis (SSPE) revealed periodic high… (More)
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1970
1970
Subacute sclerosing panencephalitis (SSPE) is now considered to be caused by measles virus. There are four diagnostic criteria… (More)
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