Encephalitis is an inflammation of the brain parenchyma, resulting from the direct entry of viruses. Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis is a brain and spinal cord inflammation that is caused by an inflammatory response to a virus or other foreign protein. Both diseases are usually caused by viruses. Symptoms may include fever, headache, an altered mental status, seizures or focal neurological deficits. The diagnosis requires CSF analysis and neuro-radiological imaging. There is…

September 3, 2018