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What is Acute Vilyuisk Encephalomyelitis?

What is Acute Vilyuisk Encephalomyelitis?

  • Acute Vilyuisk Encephalomyelitis: 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.

Acute Vilyuisk Encephalomyelitis: Introduction

Types of Acute Vilyuisk Encephalomyelitis:

Broader types of Acute Vilyuisk Encephalomyelitis:

Who gets Acute Vilyuisk Encephalomyelitis?

Racial predominance for Acute Vilyuisk Encephalomyelitis: Yakut populations in Eastern Siberia

How serious is Acute Vilyuisk Encephalomyelitis?

Prognosis of Acute Vilyuisk Encephalomyelitis: Death usually occurs within months of onset.

What causes Acute Vilyuisk Encephalomyelitis?

Causes of Acute Vilyuisk Encephalomyelitis: see causes of Acute Vilyuisk Encephalomyelitis

What are the symptoms of Acute Vilyuisk Encephalomyelitis?

Symptoms of Acute Vilyuisk Encephalomyelitis: see symptoms of Acute Vilyuisk Encephalomyelitis

Onset of Acute Vilyuisk Encephalomyelitis: Usually between the ages of 35 and 40 years

Can anyone else get Acute Vilyuisk Encephalomyelitis?

Inheritance: see inheritance of Acute Vilyuisk Encephalomyelitis

Acute Vilyuisk Encephalomyelitis: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Acute Vilyuisk Encephalomyelitis.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Acute Vilyuisk Encephalomyelitis.

How is it treated?

Treatments for Acute Vilyuisk Encephalomyelitis: see treatments for Acute Vilyuisk Encephalomyelitis

Name and Aliases of Acute Vilyuisk Encephalomyelitis

Main name of condition: Acute Vilyuisk Encephalomyelitis

Other names or spellings for Acute Vilyuisk Encephalomyelitis:

Vilyuisk Encephalomyelitis [rapid], Rapid Vilyuisk Encephalomyelitis


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