acute neurologic illness

acute neurologic illness

Neurology A condition defined by the Natl Childhood Encephalopathy Study–UK as
1. Acute or subacute encephalitis, encephalomyelitis, encephalopathy–eg, postinfectious encephalitis but not pyogenic infection.
2. Unexplained loss of consciousness.
3. Convulsions lasting >12 hr, or followed by coma lasting ≥ 2 hrs or by paralysis or other neurologic signs not previously present.
4. Infantile spasms.
5. Reye syndrome See Encephalopathy.
References in periodicals archive ?
Acute neurologic illness of unknown etiology in children--Colorado, August-September 2014.
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