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Disease West Nile Fever

Name West Nile Fever
Synonyms Encephalitis, West Nile Fever | West Nile Fever Encephalitis | West Nile Fever Meningitis | West Nile Fever Meningoencephalitis | West Nile Fever Myelitis | WEST NILE VIRUS, SUSCEPTIBILITY TO | WNV, SUSCEPTIBILITY TO
Definition A mosquito-borne viral illness caused by the WEST NILE VIRUS, a FLAVIVIRUS and endemic to regions of Africa, Asia, and Europe. Common clinical features include HEADACHE; FEVER; maculopapular rash; gastrointestinal symptoms; and lymphadenopathy. MENINGITIS; ENCEPHALITIS; and MYELITIS may also occur. The disease may occasionally be fatal or leave survivors with residual neurologic deficits. (From Joynt, Clinical Neurology, 1996, Ch26, p13; Lancet 1998 Sep 5;352(9130):767-71)
Categories Nervous system disease | Viral disease
MeSH® ID D014901
OMIM® ID 610379
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6. DiseasesNervous System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Central Nervous System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Brain Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Encephalitis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Infectious Encephalitis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Encephalitis, Viral Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Encephalitis, Arbovirus Has associated chemicals Has associated genes West Nile Fever Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
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