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acute epidemic leukoencephalitis

 

Definition: a disease characterized by acute onset of fever, followed by convulsions, delirium, and coma, and associated with perivascular demyelination and hemorrhagic foci in the central nervous system.

Synonym(s): acute primary hemorrhagic meningoencephalitis, Strümpell disease2

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