leukoencephalitis


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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.
Up-regulation of mRNA for matrix metalloproteinases-9 and -14 in advanced lesions of demyelinating canine distemper leukoencephalitis. Acta Neuropathol.
"It's that question `why?' 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.
The 2 adults were an immunocompetent 18-year-old man who had acute respiratory distress (2) and a 19-year-old man with acute lymphocytic leukemia who had measles pneumonia and acute hemorrhagic leukoencephalitis (1).
Acute hemorrhagic leukoencephalitis: recovery and reversal of magnetic resonance imaging findings in a child.
During a hospitalization of 83 days, her course of illness was complicated by multiple bacterial and fungal infections, acute respiratory distress syndrome, pneumothorax, bilateral deep vein thrombosis of lower extremities, acute renal failure, thrombocytopenia, seizures, acute disseminated encephalomyelitis, and acute hemorrhagic leukoencephalitis. PCR testing of serum on admission was positive for adenovirus.
Postinfectious leukoencephalitis complicating Mycoplasma pneumoniae infection.