meningoencephalitis

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Synonyms for meningoencephalitis

inflammation of the brain and spinal cord and their meninges

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The first fatal Baylisascaris infection in humans: an infant with eosinophilic meningoencephalitis.
In Brazil, the first 3 documented cases of eosinophilic meningoencephalitis occurred in 2007 in 2 cities in the southeastern state of Espirito Santo (3).
Eosinophilic meningoencephalitis caused by a metastrongylid lungworm of rats.
Reported human cases of eosinophilic meningoencephalitis caused by Baylisascaris procyonis * Year of onset Location Age Sex 1975 Missouri 18 mo Female 1980 Pennsylvania 10 mo Male 1984 Illinois 18 mo Male 1990 New York 13 mo Male 1993 Michigan 9 mo Male 1993 California 13 mo Male 1996 Illinois 6 y Male 1996 Minnesota 13 mo Male 1997 Minnesota 19 mo Male 1998 California 11 mo Male 2000 Illinois 2.
To the Editor: Angiostrongylus cantonensis is the most common cause of eosinophilic meningoencephalitis worldwide (1).
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