Definition of Epidemic encephalitis
1. Noun. An encephalitis that was epidemic between 1915 and 1926; symptoms include paralysis of the extrinsic eye muscle and extreme muscular weakness.
Generic synonyms: Cephalitis, Encephalitis, Phrenitis
Medical Definition of Epidemic encephalitis
1. A viral encephalitis occurring epidemically, such as in Japanese B encephalitis, St. Louis encephalitis, and lethargic encephalitis. (05 Mar 2000)
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Literary usage of Epidemic encephalitis
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1. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1920)
"... Soc. de Neurologic de Paris, Seance du i Avril 1920, and " The Myoclonic Form of epidemic encephalitis," British Med. Journal, April 24, 1920. ..."
2. Preventive Medicine and Hygiene by Milton Joseph Rosenau, George Chandler Whipple, John William Trask, Thomas William Salmon (1921)
"epidemic encephalitis epidemic encephalitis, also called encephalitis lethargica, infectious ophthalmoplegia, acute encephalitis, and nona, ..."
3. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1919)
"Attention has been recently directed to the work of Drs. I. Strauss and L. Loewe, at Mt. Sinai Hospital, New York City (Etiology of epidemic encephalitis, ..."
4. Transactions of the Association of American Physicians by Association of American Physicians (1921)
"... ASSOCIATED WITH AX ATTACK OF PAROXYSMAL HYPERPNEA IN A PATIENT CONVALESCENT FROM epidemic encephalitis BY ..."
5. A Manual of the Practice of Medicine: Prepared Especially for Students by Arthur Albert Stevens (1892)
"epidemic encephalitis (Lethargic Encephalitis) Definition.—A subacute, infectious, and mildly contagious disease, characterized anatomically by foci of ..."
6. Neurological Bulletin by Frederick Tilney, Columbia University, Dept. of Neurology (1921)
"This is particularly true of epidemic encephalitis. The gross clinical syndromes indicative of the affection needed little diagnostic acumen for their ..."
7. International Medical and Surgical Surveyby American Institute of Medicine by American Institute of Medicine (1922)
"The coincidence of epidemic encephalitis with epidemics of influenza; the frequency of simultaneous influenza and encephalitis in individual cases, ..."