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Viral Encephalitis Summary

Description: Inflammation of brain parenchymal tissue as a result of viral infection. Encephalitis may occur as primary or secondary manifestation of TOGAVIRIDAE INFECTIONS; HERPESVIRIDAE INFECTIONS; ADENOVIRIDAE INFECTIONS; FLAVIVIRIDAE INFECTIONS; BUNYAVIRIDAE INFECTIONS; PICORNAVIRIDAE INFECTIONS; PARAMYXOVIRIDAE INFECTIONS; ORTHOMYXOVIRIDAE INFECTIONS; RETROVIRIDAE INFECTIONS; and ARENAVIRIDAE INFECTIONS.

Also Known As: Encephalitis, Viral; Encephalomyelitis, Viral Infectious; Viral Infectious Encephalomyelitis; Encephalomyelitis, Infectious, Viral; Infectious Encephalomyelitis, Viral

Networked: 264 relevant articles (12 outcomes, 19 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Viral Encephalitis

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Adrenal Cortex Hormones (Corticosteroids) : 2 outcomes in 4 results : IBA
  2. Vaccines : 1 outcome 2 studies in 6 results : IBA
  3. Acyclovir (Aciclovir) : 1 outcome 1 study in 17 results : FDA 51 Generic
  4. Immunoglobulins (Immunoglobulin) : 1 outcome 1 study in 3 results : IBA
  5. Neutralizing Antibodies : 1 outcome 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  6. Intravenous Immunoglobulins (IVIG) : 1 outcome 1 study in 1 result : FDA 1
  7. Inosine Pranobex (Imunovir) : 1 outcome 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  8. Interleukin-12 (IL 12) : 1 outcome in 5 results : IBA
  9. Hashimoto's encephalitis : 1 outcome in 5 results : IBA
  10. Interleukin-23 (Interleukin 23) : 1 outcome in 2 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Viral Encephalitis

  1. Infection
  2. Seizures (Seizure)
  3. Neoplasms (Cancer)
  4. Status Epilepticus (Complex Partial Status Epilepticus)
  5. Subacute Sclerosing Panencephalitis (SSPE)
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Key Therapies for Viral Encephalitis

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  1. Radiotherapy : 1 outcome 1 study in 3 results
  2. Immunomodulation : 1 outcome in 1 result
  3. Transplants (Transplant) : 6 results
  4. Transplantation (Transplant Recipients) : 2 results
  5. Stem Cell Transplantation : 1 result
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