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Disease Encephalomyelitis, Eastern Equine

Name Encephalomyelitis, Eastern Equine
Synonyms Eastern Equine Encephalitides | Eastern Equine Encephalitis | Eastern Equine Encephalomyelitides | Eastern Equine Encephalomyelitis | Encephalitides, Eastern Equine | Encephalitis, Eastern Equine | Encephalomyelitides, Eastern Equine | Equine Encephalitides, Eastern | Equine Encephalitis, Eastern | Equine Encephalomyelitides, Eastern | Equine Encephalomyelitis, Eastern
Definition A form of arboviral encephalitis (primarily affecting equines) endemic to eastern regions of North America. The causative organism (ENCEPHALOMYELITIS VIRUS, EASTERN EQUINE) may be transmitted to humans via the bite of AEDES mosquitoes. Clinical manifestations include the acute onset of fever, HEADACHE, altered mentation, and SEIZURES followed by coma. The condition is fatal in up to 50% of cases. Recovery may be marked by residual neurologic deficits and EPILEPSY. (From Joynt, Clinical Neurology, 1996, Ch26, pp9-10)
Categories Nervous system disease | Viral disease
MeSH® ID D020242
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