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Post-Encephalitic Syndrome

Postencephalitic Syndrome


  • Part III goes on to present virtually all of the specific disorders seen in neuropsychiatric practice, in each case detailing clinical features, course, etiology, differential diagnosis and treatment.[books.google.com]
  • Following this episode, he presented a severe parkinsonian syndrome which was associated, after a few years, with an axial dystonia and stereotyped involuntary movements of the upper limbs.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Most of the 140 patients that were reviewed (74%) presented predominant Parkinsonism, but some features of Parkinsonism were observed in nearly all cases.[pesquisa.bvsalud.org]
  • This is followed by other clinical phases, which may vary in sequence, presentation and severity.[nnjournal.net]
  • Mental deterioration over time may also be seen, especially in patient presenting later in adolescence. Pathologic features are similar to viral encephalitis, with lymphocytes around round cells and diffuse proliferation of microglia.[radiopaedia.org]
  • Interprétations historiques Charcot mardi 23 oct 1888 Nouvelles conceptions la contagion du bâillement Phylogénèse Neurophysiologie du bâillement en anglais , yawning schéma de la neurophysiologie régulation veille-sommeil Schémas anatomiques , embryologie[baillement.com]
  • Some of the other symptoms of this disorder include bulimia, emotional placidity, hyperorality (sticking inappropriate items in the mouth), hypermetamorphosis (compulsive fascination with nearby objects), and even hypersexuality.[gomentor.com]
  • They have sleep and appetite disturbances — anorexia and bulimia. In the latter case, they will often put on weight. Another long-term effect of this vaccine is tendency to allergies, especially allergy to milk.[vaccinationinformationnetwork.com]
  • She found that those most likely to develop severe infections were older adults with hypertension and that even those with the most severe infections seemed to recover within a few weeks.[pbs.org]
  • This psychotic phase can be followed by physical decompensation involving autonomic instability (less common in children), with hypo- or hypertension, hypo- or hyperthermia, hypoventilation, cardiac arrhythmia, decreased responsiveness, and occasionally[nnjournal.net]
Facial Grimacing
  • The tics were characterized by facial grimacing, head twitching, and shoulder shrugging plus eye rolling, facial contorsions, jumping, touching objects and body parts and making obscene gestures.[pediatricneurologybriefs.com]
  • LGI1 antibodies have been most recently associated with adult-onset brief but frequent motor events which comprise unilateral upper limb jerking and ipsilateral facial grimacing, termed “faciobrachial dystonic seizures”.[ 43 ] Some patients develop hyponatriemia[nnjournal.net]
  • Symptoms and course Bradykinesia, rigidity, hypomimia, postural instability, gait disorders with falls and sialorrhea. Ophthalmoplegia and oculogyric crises.[alzheimer-europe.org]
Personality Change
  • change due to known physiological condition 2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code Applicable To Frontal lobe syndrome Limbic epilepsy personality syndrome Lobotomy syndrome Organic personality disorder Organic pseudopsychopathic personality Organic[icd10data.com]
  • changes convulsions (seizures) problems with speech or hearing hallucinations memory loss drowsiness coma It's harder to detect some of these symptoms in infants, but important signs to look for include: vomiting a full or bulging soft spot (fontanel[kidshealth.org]
  • Complications resulting from encephalitis can include: loss of memory behavioral/ personality changes epilepsy fatigue physical weakness intellectual disability lack of muscle coordination vision problems hearing problems speaking issues coma difficulty[healthline.com]
  • Many of those stricken with the disease experienced ill effects which lingered throughout the rest of their lives, including vision problems, difficulty swallowing, personality changes, and sometimes permanent psychosis.[damninteresting.com]
  • These complications can include: Persistent fatigue Weakness or lack of muscle coordination Personality changes Memory problems Paralysis Hearing or vision defects Speech impairments Prevention The best way to prevent viral encephalitis is to take precautions[mayoclinic.org]
Sleep Disturbance
  • In most of these cases, there is a very distinct sleep disturbance and generally the condition is one of troublesome sleeplessness.[baillement.com]
  • Though sporadic, they still appear from time to time, all of them with a hallmark trio of psychiatric symptoms, movement disorders and sleep disturbances. MRIs were abnormal in a portion.[vanwinkles.com]
  • Headaches and sleep disturbances associated with encephalitis are without doubt responsible, at least in part, for the epidemic of anorexia and the weight gain and obesity problems of Americans in the late twentieth century.[vaccinationinformationnetwork.com]
  • Vocal tics included grunting, sniffing, and snorting sounds. The tics were suppressed after several weeks on Pimozide (Orap 1 mg b.i.d.). [ 1 ] COMMENT . The authors refer to reports of acquired Tourette syndrome in adults.[pediatricneurologybriefs.com]
Axial Dystonia
  • Following this episode, he presented a severe parkinsonian syndrome which was associated, after a few years, with an axial dystonia and stereotyped involuntary movements of the upper limbs.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]


  • Workup should include a thorough history and physical exam to determine if the clinical course could be consistent with AE.[aealliance.org]


  • Treatment for Postencephalitic Syndrome Treatments for postencephalitic syndrome will vary depending on a number of issues including the exact cause of postencephalitic syndrome, but on GoMentor.com you can find therapists and psychologists who are skilled[gomentor.com]
  • I'm curious to know if there are any others out there like me, who had encephalitis/suffered from PES and subsequently were diagnosed with a serious illness that perhaps required invasive treatment.[inspire.com]
  • Part III goes on to present virtually all of the specific disorders seen in neuropsychiatric practice, in each case detailing clinical features, course, etiology, differential diagnosis and treatment.[books.google.com]
  • Treatment with L-dopa suppressed all akinetic, dystonic and dyskinetic symptoms. At age of 40 years, all the akinetic, dystonic and dyskinetic symptoms reappeared after drug withdrawal.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]


  • Prognosis Encephalitis causes high rates of illness and death. [ 1 ] The prognosis depends on the age of the patient and the underlying aetiology.[patient.info]
  • […] cortical atrophy with ex-vacuo ventricular dilatation 15 T2: hyperintense signal areas in the affected hemisphere 15 DWI/ADC: restricted diffusion may be seen in altered signal areas 15 T1 C (Gd): no significant post-contrast enhancement 15 Treatment and prognosis[radiopaedia.org]
  • The prognosis of any particular case of encephalitis is uncertain, with a few exceptions where a fatal outcome is the rule (e.g., rabies virus).[clinicaladvisor.com]
  • Prognosis : Encephalitis lethargica was quickly recognized as a serious, lethal discase. Aside front a very high mortality rate, many patients were left with significant disabilities.[baillement.com]
  • The long-term prognosis depends on the controlling of the tumor and presence of coexisting sumptoms related to onconeuronal antibodies.[nnjournal.net]


  • Part III goes on to present virtually all of the specific disorders seen in neuropsychiatric practice, in each case detailing clinical features, course, etiology, differential diagnosis and treatment.[books.google.com]
  • Possible infectious etiologies were identified for another 13% of cases (6% Mycoplasma pneumoniae , 1.5% influenza, 1% adenovirus, 0.6% Chlamydia spp. ), non-infectious etiologies accounted for 8% of all cases, and no etiology was identified for 63% of[clinicaladvisor.com]
  • Beyond viruses: clinical profiles and etiologies associated with encephalitis. Clin Infect Dis 2006;43(12):1565-77. 5. Huppatz C, Durrheim DN, Levi C, Dalton C, Williams D, Clements MS et al. Etiology of encephalitis in Australia, 1990-2007.[acnr.co.uk]
  • Oxford University Press compendium reviewing the historic and contemporary views on EL, its editor, Joel VIlensky of the Indiana University School of Medicine, quotes Pool, writing in 1930, who states, "we must confess that etiology is still obscure,[en.wikipedia.org]
  • […] and Neurodevelopmental disorders F01-F09 2019 ICD-10-CM Range F01-F09 Mental disorders due to known physiological conditions Note This block comprises a range of mental disorders grouped together on the basis of their having in common a demonstrable etiology[icd10data.com]


  • Epidemiologic and clinical data were prospectively recorded on the basis of the patients' medical charts. Epidemiologic data included gender, age, ethnic group, place of residence, travel history, and JE vaccination history.[journals.plos.org]
  • 1419 445 445 5 EMBASE "Incidence or epidemiology" AND "encephalitis".[virologyj.biomedcentral.com]
  • Epidemiology of Japanese encephalitis in context with Indian scenario. (abs.) J Indian Med Assoc. 2008 Oct;106(10):660-3. (4) Tiwari, S et al.[sphcm.med.unsw.edu.au]
  • Epidemiologic associations are outlined in the epidemiology section below for each of organisms linked to infectious encephalitis.[clinicaladvisor.com]
  • She has spent time in both Thailand and Tanzania working on infectious disease epidemiology. For the last seven years Julia's work has focused on encephalitis.[acnr.co.uk]
Sex distribution
Age distribution


  • Many studies discuss the contribution made by PES to further our knowledge of the pathophysiology of extrapyramidal diseases and about the involvement of the basal ganglia in psychiatric and behavioural disorders. Conclusions.[pesquisa.bvsalud.org]
  • His main research interest is in movement disorders, specifically the merging of clinical, electrophysiological and imaging methods to provide insights into the pathophysiology of conditions like dystonia and Parkinson's disease.[books.google.com]
  • Neuroinflammation and peripheral immune dysregulation may play a role in the pathophysiology of severe mood and psychotic disorders.[nnjournal.net]


  • Preventing encephalitis It's not always possible to prevent encephalitis, but some of the infections that cause it can be prevented with vaccinations.[nhs.uk]
  • Collaborative Meta-Analysis of Randomised Trials of Antiplatelet Therapy for Prevention of Death, Myocardial Infarction, and Stroke in High Risk Patients. ‎[books.google.es]
  • Prevention Encephalitis cannot be prevented, but you can try to avoid the illnesses that may lead to it.[kidshealth.org]
  • If you're traveling to an area that's known for viruses that cause encephalitis, check the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website for vaccination recommendations.[healthline.com]
  • […] can be reliably prevented by vaccination - eg, Japanese encephalitis, tick-borne encephalitis and rabies. [ 12 ] Vector control is the main method of prevention for some pathogens - eg, arboviruses.[patient.info]

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