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Acute Bokhoror: A brain disease caused by an unknown pathogen which is probably from the Picornavirus family of viruses. Mode of transmission is uncertain but genetic susceptibility may be involved. The incubation period appears to be an average of 15 years. The disease can be classified according to rate of progression: acute or subacute, slowly progressive and chronic. Death is common in the acute phase of the infection which can last from four days to four months. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Acute Bokhoror is available below.
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Prognosis for Acute Bokhoror: Death usually occurs within months of onset.
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