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What is Acute Vilyuisk Encephalitis?

What is Acute Vilyuisk Encephalitis?

  • Acute Vilyuisk Encephalitis: 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 Vilyuisk Encephalitis: Introduction

Types of Acute Vilyuisk Encephalitis:

Broader types of Acute Vilyuisk Encephalitis:

Who gets Acute Vilyuisk Encephalitis?

Racial predominance for Acute Vilyuisk Encephalitis: Yakut populations in Eastern Siberia

How serious is Acute Vilyuisk Encephalitis?

Prognosis of Acute Vilyuisk Encephalitis: Death usually occurs within months of onset.

What causes Acute Vilyuisk Encephalitis?

Causes of Acute Vilyuisk Encephalitis: see causes of Acute Vilyuisk Encephalitis

What are the symptoms of Acute Vilyuisk Encephalitis?

Symptoms of Acute Vilyuisk Encephalitis: see symptoms of Acute Vilyuisk Encephalitis

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

Can anyone else get Acute Vilyuisk Encephalitis?

Inheritance: see inheritance of Acute Vilyuisk Encephalitis

Acute Vilyuisk Encephalitis: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Acute Vilyuisk Encephalitis.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Acute Vilyuisk Encephalitis.

How is it treated?

Treatments for Acute Vilyuisk Encephalitis: see treatments for Acute Vilyuisk Encephalitis

Name and Aliases of Acute Vilyuisk Encephalitis

Main name of condition: Acute Vilyuisk Encephalitis

Other names or spellings for Acute Vilyuisk Encephalitis:

Vilyuisk Encephalitis [rapid], Rapid Vilyuisk Encephalitis


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