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What is Acute VE?

What is Acute VE?

  • Acute VE: 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 VE: Introduction

Types of Acute VE:

Broader types of Acute VE:

Who gets Acute VE?

Racial predominance for Acute VE: Yakut populations in Eastern Siberia

How serious is Acute VE?

Prognosis of Acute VE: Death usually occurs within months of onset.

What causes Acute VE?

Causes of Acute VE: see causes of Acute VE

What are the symptoms of Acute VE?

Symptoms of Acute VE: see symptoms of Acute VE

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

Can anyone else get Acute VE?

Inheritance: see inheritance of Acute VE

Acute VE: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Acute VE.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Acute VE.

How is it treated?

Treatments for Acute VE: see treatments for Acute VE

Name and Aliases of Acute VE

Main name of condition: Acute VE

Other names or spellings for Acute VE:

VE [rapid], Rapid VE

 

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