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Encephalitis, Japanese

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Synonyms of Encephalitis, Japanese

  • Japanese B Encephalitis
  • JE
  • Russian Autumnal Encephalitis
  • Summer Encephalitis

Disorder Subdivisions

  • No subdivisions found.

General Discussion

Japanese Encephalitis is a severe inflammation of the brain caused by the Japanese B Encephalitis Virus that is transmitted by the bite of infected mosquitoes in certain areas of the world, particularly Asia. This disorder most commonly affects children and tends to be more actively spread during the summer. Symptoms include high fever, headaches, weakness, nausea, vomiting, paralysis, personality changes, and coma, possibly leading to neurological damage or death.

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