subacute sclerosing panencephalitis


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Synonyms for subacute sclerosing panencephalitis

a rare chronic progressive encephalitis caused by the measles virus and occurring primarily in children and young adults

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Subacute sclerosing panencephalitis and other paramyxovirus infections.
High incidence of subacute sclerosing panencephalitis in South India.
Subacute sclerosing panencephalitis in Turkey: Epidemiological features.
Prolonged and atypical course in some cases of subacute sclerosing panencephalitis.
Jabbour JT, Duenas DA, Sever JL et al: Epidemiology of subacute sclerosing panencephalitis (SSPE).
Subacute sclerosing panencephalitis surveillance study in Istanbul.
The variable natural history of subacute sclerosing panencephalitis.
Changing epidemiological features of subacute sclerosing panencephalitis.
Changing character of Subacute Sclerosing Panencephalitis in the United States.
An immunohistochemical study of the distribution of the measles virus receptors, CD46 and SLAM, in normal human tissues and subacute sclerosing panencephalitis.
Use of a brief assessment examination in a study of subacute sclerosing panencephalitis.
The third form, subacute sclerosing panencephalitis (SSPE), manifests 2-10 years after primary measles infection as a progressive and fatal chronic neurodegenerative disease caused by persistent defective measles virus in neurons and oligodendrocytes.
Expression of defective measles virus genes in brain tissues of patients with subacute sclerosing panencephalitis.
Subacute sclerosing panencephalitis (SSPE), a postinfectious neurologic complication of measles, can also occur.
Symposium to ICNA/CNS Subacute Sclerosing Panencephalitis meeting: Update.
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