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Measles Encephalitis in Children with Immunosuppression

Measles Encephalitis in Children with Immunosuppression: Introduction

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. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Measles Encephalitis in Children with Immunosuppression is available below.

Symptoms of Measles Encephalitis in Children with Immunosuppression

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Measles Encephalitis in Children with Immunosuppression: Complications

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Causes of Measles Encephalitis in Children with Immunosuppression

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Measles Encephalitis in Children with Immunosuppression: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Measles Encephalitis in Children with Immunosuppression

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Mild traumatic brain injury often remains undiagnosed: Although the symptoms of severe brain injury are hard to miss, it is less clear for milder...read more »

MTBI misdiagnosed as balance problem: When a person has symptoms such as vertigo or dizziness, a diagnosis of brain injury may go overlooked. This is particularly true of mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI), for which...read more »

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Measles Encephalitis in Children with Immunosuppression: Rare Types

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Prognosis for Measles Encephalitis in Children with Immunosuppression

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

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  1. Measles Encephalitis in Children with Immunosuppression: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications
  9. Prognosis
 

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