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Immunosuppressive Measles Encephalitis

Immunosuppressive Measles Encephalitis: Introduction

Immunosuppressive Measles Encephalitis: 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 Immunosuppressive Measles Encephalitis is available below.

Symptoms of Immunosuppressive Measles Encephalitis

Treatments for Immunosuppressive Measles Encephalitis

  • Interferon and antiviral medication can be utilised if the condition is recognised in the early stages. Treatment then needs to be lifelong
  • Once the disease has progressed, treatment is supportive, and includes anticonvulsants and general nursing care
  • more treatments...»

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Immunosuppressive Measles Encephalitis: Complications

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Causes of Immunosuppressive Measles Encephalitis

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Immunosuppressive Measles Encephalitis: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Immunosuppressive Measles Encephalitis

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Immunosuppressive Measles Encephalitis: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Immunosuppressive Measles Encephalitis

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Immunosuppressive Measles Encephalitis: Rare Types

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Immunosuppressive Measles Encephalitis: Animations

Prognosis for Immunosuppressive Measles Encephalitis

Prognosis for Immunosuppressive Measles Encephalitis: Death may result from the encephalitis or from an underlying condition such as leukemia.

Immunosuppressive Measles Encephalitis: Broader Related Topics

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