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Encephalitis (Encephalitis, Rasmussen) Summary

Description: Inflammation of the BRAIN due to infection, autoimmune processes, toxins, and other conditions. Viral infections (see ENCEPHALITIS, VIRAL) are a relatively frequent cause of this condition.

Also Known As: Encephalitis, Rasmussen; Brain Inflammation; Encephalitis, Infectious; Infectious Encephalitis; Rasmussen Encephalitis Show All >>

Networked: 4680 relevant articles (224 outcomes, 332 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Encephalitis

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Acyclovir (Aciclovir) : 18 outcomes 5 studies in 144 results : FDA 51 Generic
  2. Antibodies : 13 outcomes 23 studies in 502 results : IBA
  3. N-Methylaspartate (NMDA) : 11 outcomes 18 studies in 561 results : IBA
  4. Pyrimethamine (Daraprim) : 9 outcomes 13 studies in 63 results : FDA 2
  5. Antigens : 7 outcomes 13 studies in 186 results : IBA
  6. Vaccines : 6 outcomes 7 studies in 41 results : IBA
  7. Monoclonal Antibodies : 6 outcomes 3 studies in 37 results : IBA
  8. Neutralizing Antibodies : 6 outcomes 2 studies in 36 results : IBA
  9. Foscarnet : 6 outcomes 2 studies in 22 results : FDA 2 Generic
  10. Ganciclovir (Cytovene) : 6 outcomes 1 study in 42 results : FDA 7 Generic
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Diseases Related to Encephalitis

  1. Infection
  2. Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
  3. Measles
  4. Epilepsy (Aura)
  5. Seizures (Seizure)
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Key Therapies for Encephalitis

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  1. Immunotherapy : 11 outcomes 2 studies in 71 results
  2. Hemispherectomy : 3 outcomes 4 studies in 28 results
  3. Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy (HAART) : 2 outcomes 3 studies in 38 results
  4. Aftercare (After-Treatment) : 2 outcomes in 18 results
  5. Transplantation (Transplant Recipients) : 1 outcome 5 studies in 99 results
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