leukoencephalitis


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Related to leukoencephalitis: Acute Hemorrhagic Leukoencephalitis

leukoencephalitis

[¦lü·kō‚in‚sef·ə′līd·əs]
(medicine)
Inflammation of the white matter of the cerebrum.
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Possible acute hemorrhagic leukoencephalitis manifesting as intracerebral hemorrhage on computed tomography--case report.
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Multifocal varicella-zoster virus leukoencephalitis temporally remote from herpes zoster.
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that eats you up inside," said Cheryl Gavin, whose son Kyle died on July 15 of acute hemorrhagic leukoencephalitis, which according to the National Institutes of Health is a rare, fatal form of encephalitis that attacks the central nervous system.