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What is Acute hemorrhagic leukoencephalitis?

What is Acute hemorrhagic leukoencephalitis?

  • Acute hemorrhagic leukoencephalitis: A rare brain disease involving destruction of blood vessel walls, hemorrhages and swelling in the brain. The disease may be associated with a virus or vaccination. The disease can progress rapidly and death is common but treatment can result in complete recovery in some cases.

Acute hemorrhagic leukoencephalitis is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Acute hemorrhagic leukoencephalitis, or a subtype of Acute hemorrhagic leukoencephalitis, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Acute hemorrhagic leukoencephalitis: Introduction

Types of Acute hemorrhagic leukoencephalitis:

Broader types of Acute hemorrhagic leukoencephalitis:

How serious is Acute hemorrhagic leukoencephalitis?

Prognosis of Acute hemorrhagic leukoencephalitis: death or permanent neurological impairment is common but treatment can result in complete recovery
Complications of Acute hemorrhagic leukoencephalitis: see complications of Acute hemorrhagic leukoencephalitis

What causes Acute hemorrhagic leukoencephalitis?

Causes of Acute hemorrhagic leukoencephalitis: see causes of Acute hemorrhagic leukoencephalitis

What are the symptoms of Acute hemorrhagic leukoencephalitis?

Symptoms of Acute hemorrhagic leukoencephalitis: see symptoms of Acute hemorrhagic leukoencephalitis

Complications of Acute hemorrhagic leukoencephalitis: see complications of Acute hemorrhagic leukoencephalitis

Acute hemorrhagic leukoencephalitis: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Acute hemorrhagic leukoencephalitis.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Acute hemorrhagic leukoencephalitis.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Acute hemorrhagic leukoencephalitis: Neurologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Acute hemorrhagic leukoencephalitis.
Treatments for Acute hemorrhagic leukoencephalitis: see treatments for Acute hemorrhagic leukoencephalitis
Research for Acute hemorrhagic leukoencephalitis: see research for Acute hemorrhagic leukoencephalitis

Name and Aliases of Acute hemorrhagic leukoencephalitis

Main name of condition: Acute hemorrhagic leukoencephalitis

Other names or spellings for Acute hemorrhagic leukoencephalitis:

Hurst disease, AHL, AHLE

AHL, AHLE
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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