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Descriptor English: Encephalitis
Descriptor Spanish: Encefalitis
Descriptor Portuguese: Encefalite
Descriptor French: Encéphalite
Entry term(s): Brain Inflammation
Brain Inflammations
Encephalitis, Rasmussen
Inflammation, Brain
Rasmussen Encephalitis
Rasmussen Syndrome
Rasmussen's Syndrome
Tree number(s): C10.228.140.430
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004660
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.
Annotation: general, note specifics particularly INFECTIOUS ENCEPHALITIS and ENCEPHALITIS, VIRAL
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
Entry Version: ENCEPH
Related: Encephalomyelitis MeSH
DeCS ID: 4736
Unique ID: D004660
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/02/26
Encephalitis - Preferred
Concept UI M0007337
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.
Preferred term Encephalitis
Entry term(s) Brain Inflammation
Brain Inflammations
Inflammation, Brain
Rasmussen Syndrome - Narrower
Concept UI M0334837
Preferred term Rasmussen Syndrome
Entry term(s) Encephalitis, Rasmussen
Rasmussen Encephalitis
Rasmussen's Syndrome



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