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Encephalitis MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Encephalitis
Tree Number(s)
C10.228.140.430
C10.586.250
Unique ID
D004660
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004660
Annotation
general, note specifics particularly INFECTIOUS ENCEPHALITIS and ENCEPHALITIS, VIRAL
Scope Note
Inflammation of the BRAIN due to infection, autoimmune processes, toxins, and other conditions. Viral infections (see ENCEPHALITIS, VIRAL) are a relatively frequent cause of this condition.
Entry Version
ENCEPH
Entry Term(s)
Brain Inflammation
Encephalitis, Rasmussen
Inflammation, Brain
Rasmussen Encephalitis
Rasmussen Syndrome
Rasmussen's Syndrome
NLM Classification #
WL 351
See Also
Encephalomyelitis
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2021/06/30
Encephalitis Preferred
Rasmussen Syndrome Narrower
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