meningoencephalitis


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Related to meningoencephalitis: viral meningoencephalitis, herpetic meningoencephalitis

meningoencephalitis

[mə¦niŋ·gō·in‚sef·ə′līd·əs]
(medicine)
Inflammation of the brain and its meninges.
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The medical director had previously consulted the chairperson for the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network's Disease Transmission Advisory Committee regarding the risk of disease transmission from Naegleria meningoencephalitis.
Halicephalobus gingivalis-associated meningoencephalitis in a thoroughbred foal.
Among persons with WNV meningoencephalitis (n = 48), the median age was 72 years (range, 17 to 99 years).
5] circulating antigen in the serum of patients with eosinophilic meningitis or meningoencephalitis and to estimate the diagnostic accuracy of the method.
The problem is that some victims develop one of a trio of potentially fatal inflammations of the brain or spinal cord - West Nile encephalitis, West Nile meningitis or West Nile meningoencephalitis.
A post mortem examination found that Price was suffering from meningoencephalitis, which causes the lining of the brain to swell and may have spread from an ear infection.
People with meningoencephalitis may have fever, headache, stiff neck, and difficulty coordinating movement, and should report any of these symptoms to their doctor immediately.
The disease is called ``primary amebic meningoencephalitis,'' and it is caused by a one-celled organism that commonly makes its home in freshwater lakes, particularly if they are warm and stagnant.
General symptoms and signs of AIDS are: Fever, flu-like symptoms, chest pains, headache, oral fungal lesions, skin rashes, generalised (more than two groups) lymph nodes enlargement, bronchitis, atypical severe diarrhoea (loose motions), neuropathy, meningoencephalitis, dementia, drowziness and skin lumps-tumours like koposi sarcoma.
In fact, the Meningoencephalitis Virus (MEV-1), the subject of the recent cinematic release "Contagion", was modeled after the Nipah virus.