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Descriptor English:   Encephalomyelitis, Acute Disseminated 
Descriptor Spanish:   Encefalomielitis Aguda Diseminada 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Encefalomielite Aguda Disseminada 
Synonyms English:   Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis
Disseminated Encephalomyelitis, Acute
Encephalitis, Postvaccinal
Encephalitis, Vaccination
Encephalomyelitis, Postexanthem
Encephalomyelitis, Postinfectious
Post-Vaccinal Encephalitis
Postexanthem Encephalomyelitis
Postvaccinal Encephalitis
Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitides
Disseminated Encephalomyelitides, Acute
Encephalitides, Post-Vaccinal
Encephalitis, Post Vaccinal
Encephalomyelitides, Acute Disseminated
Encephalomyelitides, Post-Vaccinal
Encephalomyelitis, Post-Vaccinal
Post Vaccinal Encephalitis
Post Vaccinal Encephalomyelitis
Post-Vaccinal Encephalitides
Post-Vaccinal Encephalomyelitides
Vaccination Encephalitis
Encephalitis, Post-Vaccinal
Post-Vaccinal Encephalomyelitis
Postinfectious Encephalomyelitis  
Tree Number:   C10.114.375.225
C10.228.140.695.562.225
C10.314.350.225
C20.111.258.250.350
Definition English:   An acute or subacute inflammatory process of the CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM characterized histologically by multiple foci of perivascular demyelination. Symptom onset usually occurs several days after an acute viral infection or immunization, but it may coincide with the onset of infection or rarely no antecedent event can be identified. Clinical manifestations include CONFUSION, somnolence, FEVER, nuchal rigidity, and involuntary movements. The illness may progress to COMA and eventually be fatal. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p921) 
Indexing Annotation English:   when post-vaccinal (note X ref) coord IM with vaccine source if pertinent (IM or NIM); for post-vaccinal or postinfectious inflammation of the spinal cord only, use MYELITIS, TRANSVERSE; DF: ENCEPH ACUTE DISSEM
History Note English:   1995; was ENCEPHALITIS, POST-VACCINAL 1963-94 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
UR urine VE veterinary
VI virology  
Record Number:   4742 
Unique Identifier:   D004673 

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