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ENCEPHALITIS Encephalitis literally means an inflammation of the brain, but it usually refers to brain inflammation caused by a virus. It may also be called “acute viral encephalitis or aseptic encephalitis';. Encephalitis is an infectious disease of the Central Nervous System characterized by pathologic changes in both the gray and white matter of the spinal cord and brain. It may be due to specific disease entity such as rabies or an arthropod-borne virus (arbovirus), or it may occur as a sequela of influenza, measles, German measles, chicken pox, herpes virus infection, small pox, vaccinia, or other diseases. The specific viruses involved may vary. Exposure can also occur through insect bites, food or drink, or skin…show more content…
bsp;         photophobia Pupils of different sizes          visual disturbances Confusion                         tremors Disorientation                    spastic or flaccid paralysis Personality changes               irritability Convulsions                    muscle weakness Problems in speech or hearing     lethargy Hallucinations                    delirium Double vision                    incontinence Difficulty moving an arm or leg     ptosis Involuntary movement (including eye)      Difficulty walking               diplopia Loss of sensation in part of body     strabimus Memory
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