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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Up-regulation of mRNA for matrix metalloproteinases-9 and -14 in advanced lesions of demyelinating canine distemper leukoencephalitis.
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).