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Japanese encephalitis

Introduction: Japanese encephalitis

Description of Japanese encephalitis

Japanese encephalitis (medical condition): A form of encephalitis caused by a flavivirus (Japanese B...more »

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Japanese encephalitis: A mosquito-borne encephalitis caused by the Japanese B encephalitis virus (ENCEPHALITIS VIRUS, JAPANESE) occurring throughout Eastern Asia and Australia. The majority of infections occur in children and are subclinical or have features limited to transient fever and gastrointestinal symptoms. Inflammation of the brain, spinal cord, and meninges may occur and lead to transient or permanent neurologic deficits (including a POLIOMYELITIS-like presentation); SEIZURES; COMA; and death. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p751; Lancet 1998 Apr 11;351(9109):1094-7)
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Japanese encephalitis: Related Topics

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Japanese encephalitis: Rare Disease

Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Japanese encephalitis is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Japanese encephalitis, or a subtype of Japanese encephalitis, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
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Japanese encephalitis as a Disease

Japanese encephalitis (medical condition): See Japanese encephalitis (disease information).
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Japanese encephalitis: Related Diseases

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Japanese encephalitis as a Symptom

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Japanese encephalitis: Related Disease Topics

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Hierarchical classifications of Japanese encephalitis

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