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What is Measles Encephalitis in Children with Immunosuppression?

What is Measles Encephalitis in Children with Immunosuppression?

  • Measles Encephalitis in Children with Immunosuppression: A rare complication of the measles virus. Some patients with a history of measles before the age of two develop progressive brain inflammation. The condition is rare and tends to only occur only in immunosuppressed children e.g. those who have acute lymphocytic leukemia. Symptoms may develop suddenly and tends to occur from weeks to months after the measles has resolved.

Measles Encephalitis in Children with Immunosuppression: Introduction

Types of Measles Encephalitis in Children with Immunosuppression:

Broader types of Measles Encephalitis in Children with Immunosuppression:

How serious is Measles Encephalitis in Children with Immunosuppression?

Prognosis of Measles Encephalitis in Children with Immunosuppression: Death may result from the encephalitis or from an underlying condition such as leukemia.
Complications of Measles Encephalitis in Children with Immunosuppression: see complications of Measles Encephalitis in Children with Immunosuppression

What causes Measles Encephalitis in Children with Immunosuppression?

Causes of Measles Encephalitis in Children with Immunosuppression: see causes of Measles Encephalitis in Children with Immunosuppression

What are the symptoms of Measles Encephalitis in Children with Immunosuppression?

Symptoms of Measles Encephalitis in Children with Immunosuppression: see symptoms of Measles Encephalitis in Children with Immunosuppression

Complications of Measles Encephalitis in Children with Immunosuppression: see complications of Measles Encephalitis in Children with Immunosuppression

Onset of Measles Encephalitis in Children with Immunosuppression: childhood or early adulthood

Can anyone else get Measles Encephalitis in Children with Immunosuppression?

More information: see contagiousness of Measles Encephalitis in Children with Immunosuppression
Inheritance: see inheritance of Measles Encephalitis in Children with Immunosuppression

Measles Encephalitis in Children with Immunosuppression: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Measles Encephalitis in Children with Immunosuppression.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Measles Encephalitis in Children with Immunosuppression.

How is it treated?

Treatments for Measles Encephalitis in Children with Immunosuppression: see treatments for Measles Encephalitis in Children with Immunosuppression

Name and Aliases of Measles Encephalitis in Children with Immunosuppression

Main name of condition: Measles Encephalitis in Children with Immunosuppression

Other names or spellings for Measles Encephalitis in Children with Immunosuppression:

Measles Inclusion Body Encephalitis

 

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