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Eastern equine encephalitis

Eastern equine encephalitis: Introduction

Eastern equine encephalitis: Is a mosquito born virus that occurs in the eastern united states and causes disease in humans, horses and some birds. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Eastern equine encephalitis is available below.

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Eastern equine encephalitis: Deaths

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Eastern equine encephalitis: Complications

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Causes of Eastern equine encephalitis

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Definitions of Eastern equine encephalitis:

A form of arboviral encephalitis (primarily affecting equines) endemic to eastern regions of North America. The causative organism (ENCEPHALOMYELITIS VIRUS, EASTERN EQUINE) may be transmitted to humans via the bite of AEDES mosquitoes. Clinical manifestations include the acute onset of fever, HEADACHE, altered mentation, and SEIZURES followed by coma. The condition is fatal in up to 50% of cases. Recovery may be marked by residual neurologic deficits and EPILEPSY. (From Joynt, Clinical Neurology, 1996, Ch26, pp9-10) - (Source - Diseases Database)

 

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