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What is Rubella panencephalitis?

What is Rubella panencephalitis?

  • Rubella panencephalitis: A very rare complication of rubella infection where neurological symptoms develop following a congenital rubella infection and very rarely with childhood rubella. It is believed that the condition is the result of persistent rubella virus infection.
  • Rubella panencephalitis: a rare loss of mental and physical skills in adolescents; associated with the rubella virus.
    Source - WordNet 2.1

Rubella panencephalitis: Introduction

Types of Rubella panencephalitis:

Broader types of Rubella panencephalitis:

How serious is Rubella panencephalitis?

Prognosis of Rubella panencephalitis: Death usually occurs within a decade of onset of symptoms but can occur as early as two years after the onset of symptoms.

What causes Rubella panencephalitis?

Causes of Rubella panencephalitis: see causes of Rubella panencephalitis

What are the symptoms of Rubella panencephalitis?

Symptoms of Rubella panencephalitis: see symptoms of Rubella panencephalitis

Onset of Rubella panencephalitis: Neurological symptoms tend to develop during the second decade of life.

Can anyone else get Rubella panencephalitis?

More information: see contagiousness of Rubella panencephalitis
Inheritance: see inheritance of Rubella panencephalitis

Rubella panencephalitis: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Rubella panencephalitis.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Rubella panencephalitis.

How is it treated?

Treatments for Rubella panencephalitis: see treatments for Rubella panencephalitis

Name of Rubella panencephalitis

Main name of condition: Rubella panencephalitis


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