measles encephalitis


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measles encephalitis

[′mē·zəlz in‚sef·ə′līd·əs]
(medicine)
Acute disseminated encephalitis following measles.
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After frightening you with the unlikely possibility of measles encephalitis, your doctor can rarely be counted on to tell you of the dangers associated with the vaccine he uses to prevent it," explained the late Dr.
Before vaccinations, several thousand children developed brain damage from measles encephalitis each year.
She was suffering from measles encephalitis, which in an inflammation of the brain.
The prevailing HIV epidemic promoted the rare complication of subacute measles encephalitis (SME), (5) and 8 'silent casualties' in the evanescent phase of this outbreak are reported.
Olivia was the victim of measles encephalitis, a rare inflammation of the brain which can arise from measles.
One in six children who suffer measles encephalitis will die and up to half of those who survive will be left with brain damage.
I believe it would only take two or three minutes of showing a child suffering from measles encephalitis on TV for the vaccine uptake to soar back to the near 90% it used to be.
The hospital confirmed it was measles encephalitis -swelling in the brain caused by measles and meningitis caused by mumps.