Viliuisk

Viliuisk

 

a city; administrative center of Viliuisk Raion, Yakut ASSR. Harbor on the right bank of the Viliui River (a tributary of the Lena); 610 km northwest of Yakutsk. Population, 6,700 (1969). Viliuisk has a pedagogical school and a museum of local lore. The city was founded in 1634. From 1872 to 1883, N. G. Chernyshevskii lived in exile in Viliuisk. There is livestock breeding as well as the fur trade in the raion. Deposits of natural gas have been discovered here.

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Family clustering of Viliuisk encephalomyelitis in traditional and new geographic regions.
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Viliuisk encephalomyelitis in the Iakut people of Siberia.
Viliuisk encephalomyelitis is an acute, often fatal, meningoencephalitis that tends to develop into a prolonged chronically progressive panencephalitis.
Viliuisk encephalomyelitis (VE) is clinically and pathologically defined as an acute meningoencephalitis that progresses to a more prolonged panencephalitic syndrome (1-3).
VE patients were identified by physicians from neurology services established in the 1950s in Viliuisk (1,3) and Yakutsk (6).
Families 1, 3, and 4 were identified in villages around Lake Mastakh, the peak VE-endemic area; family 2 was from a village near the town of Viliuisk; family 5 was identified in a settlement 100 km down the Viliui River; and family 6 was studied near the capital city of Yakutsk, [approximately equal to] 400 km southeast of Lake Mastakh (Figure).
Viliuisk encephalitis (encephalomyelitis) [in Russian].
Pathomorphology of the central nervous system in Viliuisk encephalomyelitis.
Viliuisk encephalomyelitis--review of the spectrum of pathological changes.
Chronic Yakut (Viliuisk) encephalomyelitis during 12 years in records of the Neurology Service of the Republican Hospital.
Viliuisk encephalomyelitis in the Iakut population of Siberia.