acute epidemic leukoencephalitis

a·cute ep·i·dem·ic leu·ko·en·ceph·a·li·tis

a disease characterized by acute onset of fever, followed by convulsions, delirium, and coma, and associated with perivascular demyelination and hemorrhagic foci in the central nervous system.

a·cute ep·i·dem·ic leu·ko·en·ceph·a·li·tis

(ă-kyūt' ep'i-dem'ik lū'kō-en-sef'ă-lī'tis)
A disease characterized by acute onset of fever, followed by convulsions, delirium, and coma, and associated with perivascular demyelination and hemorrhagic foci in the central nervous system.
Synonym(s): Strümpell disease (2) .

Strümpell,

Ernst Adolf von, German physician, 1853-1925.
Fleischer-Strümpell ring - Synonym(s): Kayser-Fleischer ring
Marie-Strümpell disease - Synonym(s): Strümpell-Marie disease
Strümpell disease - arthritis and osteitis deformans involving the spinal column. Synonym(s): acute epidemic leukoencephalitis; spondylitis deformans
Strümpell-Marie disease - arthritis of the spine, resembling rheumatoid arthritis, that may progress to bony ankylosis. Synonym(s): ankylosing spondylitis; Marie-Strümpell disease
Strümpell phenomenon - dorsal flexion of the great toe in a paralyzed limb when the limb is drawn up against the body, flexing knee and hip. Synonym(s): tibial phenomenon
Strümpell reflex - stroking the abdomen or thigh causes flexion of the leg and adduction of the foot.
Strümpell-Westphal disease - Synonym(s): Wilson disease
Westphal-Strümpell pseudosclerosis - Synonym(s): Wilson disease
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