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What is Chronic Vilyuisk Encephalitis?

What is Chronic Vilyuisk Encephalitis?

  • Chronic 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. The chronic form tends not to have acute symptoms but present with symptoms similar to a milder, less progressive form of the later stages of the slowly progressive form.

Chronic Vilyuisk Encephalitis: Introduction

Types of Chronic Vilyuisk Encephalitis:

Broader types of Chronic Vilyuisk Encephalitis:

Who gets Chronic Vilyuisk Encephalitis?

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

How serious is Chronic Vilyuisk Encephalitis?

Prognosis of Chronic Vilyuisk Encephalitis: The condition is not progressive and tends to stabilize after a period of deterioration. Patients my end up with varying degrees of disability but have a normal life span.
Complications of Chronic Vilyuisk Encephalitis: see complications of Chronic Vilyuisk Encephalitis

What causes Chronic Vilyuisk Encephalitis?

Causes of Chronic Vilyuisk Encephalitis: see causes of Chronic Vilyuisk Encephalitis

What are the symptoms of Chronic Vilyuisk Encephalitis?

Symptoms of Chronic Vilyuisk Encephalitis: see symptoms of Chronic Vilyuisk Encephalitis

Complications of Chronic Vilyuisk Encephalitis: see complications of Chronic Vilyuisk Encephalitis

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

Can anyone else get Chronic Vilyuisk Encephalitis?

Inheritance: see inheritance of Chronic Vilyuisk Encephalitis

Chronic Vilyuisk Encephalitis: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Chronic Vilyuisk Encephalitis.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Chronic Vilyuisk Encephalitis.

How is it treated?

Treatments for Chronic Vilyuisk Encephalitis: see treatments for Chronic Vilyuisk Encephalitis

Name and Aliases of Chronic Vilyuisk Encephalitis

Main name of condition: Chronic Vilyuisk Encephalitis

Other names or spellings for Chronic Vilyuisk Encephalitis:

Vilyuisk Encephalitis [Chronic]


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