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encephalitis
Subject Category
H Health and Pathology
Definition
Inflammation of the brain due to infection, autoimmune processes, toxins, and other conditions. Viral infections are a relatively frequent cause of this condition.
Definition Source
Medical Subject Headings 2012
RDF/XML Format:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/19231.rdf
Scope Note
Use for encephalitis of general nature; for encephalitis caused by viral agents USE viral encephalitis.
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/19231
Used For
brain inflammation
encephalomyelitis
myeloencephalitis
Broader Term
central nervous system diseases
Narrower Term
equine protozoal myeloencephalitis
meningoencephalitis
Related Term
brain
viral encephalitis
Spanish
encefalitis
Term Number
19231