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Slowly Progressive Vilyuisk Encephalitis

Slowly Progressive Vilyuisk Encephalitis: Introduction

Slowly Progressive 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 slowly progressive form is the most common form and it has four phases: acute, recurrent-exacerbative, fully developed and terminal. Initial acute symptoms last for about 2 to 6 weeks. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Slowly Progressive Vilyuisk Encephalitis is available below.

Symptoms of Slowly Progressive Vilyuisk Encephalitis

Treatments for Slowly Progressive Vilyuisk Encephalitis

  • There is no treatment for this fatal condition other than treating symptoms as they occur
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Home Diagnostic Testing

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Slowly Progressive Vilyuisk Encephalitis?

Causes of Slowly Progressive Vilyuisk Encephalitis

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Less Common Symptoms of Slowly Progressive Vilyuisk Encephalitis

Slowly Progressive Vilyuisk Encephalitis: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Slowly Progressive Vilyuisk Encephalitis

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Mild traumatic brain injury often remains undiagnosed: Although the symptoms of severe brain injury are hard to miss, it is less clear for milder injuries, more »

MTBI misdiagnosed as balance problem: When a person has symptoms such as vertigo or dizziness, a diagnosis of brain injury may go overlooked. This is particularly true of mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI), for which more »

Brain pressure condition often misdiagnosed as dementia: A condition that results from an excessive pressure of CSF within the brain is often misdiagnosed. It may be misdiagnosed as more »

Post-concussive brain injury often misdiagnosed: A study found that soldiers who had suffered a concussive injury in battle often were misdiagnosed on their return. A variety of symptoms can occur in more »

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Slowly Progressive Vilyuisk Encephalitis: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Slowly Progressive Vilyuisk Encephalitis: Rare Types

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Slowly Progressive Vilyuisk Encephalitis: Animations

Prognosis for Slowly Progressive Vilyuisk Encephalitis

Prognosis for Slowly Progressive Vilyuisk Encephalitis: Death usually occurs 2 to 6 years after onset.

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More information about Slowly Progressive Vilyuisk Encephalitis

  1. Slowly Progressive Vilyuisk Encephalitis: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Prognosis

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