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Introduction: SSPE

Description of SSPE

SSPE (medical condition): A progressive neurological disorder involving inflammation of the brain...more »

See also:

Subacute Sclerosing Panencephalitis:
  »Introduction: Subacute Sclerosing Panencephalitis
  »Symptoms of Subacute Sclerosing Panencephalitis
  »Causes of Subacute Sclerosing Panencephalitis
  »Treatments for Subacute Sclerosing Panencephalitis

SSPE: rare chronic progressive encephalitis caused by the measles virus and occurring primarily in children and young adults; death usually occurs within three years; characterized by primary measles infection before the age of two years.
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SSPE: Related Topics

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SSPE as a Disease

SSPE: Another name for Subacute Sclerosing Panencephalitis (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Subacute Sclerosing Panencephalitis
  »Symptoms of Subacute Sclerosing Panencephalitis
  »Causes of Subacute Sclerosing Panencephalitis
  »Treatments for Subacute Sclerosing Panencephalitis

SSPE: Related Diseases

SSPE: SSPE is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Causes of SSPE

Some of the causes of SSPE are included in the list below:

  • Measles - SSPE is a reaction that occurs many years after measles exposure, often 2-10 years.

Symptoms of SSPE (Subacute Sclerosing Panencephalitis)

Some of the symptoms of SSPE incude:

Treatments for SSPE (Subacute Sclerosing Panencephalitis)

Treatments for SSPE (Subacute Sclerosing Panencephalitis) include:

Treatment of SSPE: For more treatment information about SSPE, see treatment of Subacute Sclerosing Panencephalitis (SSPE)

SSPE: Article Excerpts about Subacute Sclerosing Panencephalitis

Subacute sclerosing panencephalitis (SSPE) is caused by a reaction to the measles virus. It can occur anywhere from... (Source: excerpt from NINDS Subacute Sclerosing Panencephalitis Information Page: NINDS)

SSPE: Related Disease Topics

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