acute necrotizing encephalitis

a·cute nec·ro·tiz·ing en·ceph·a·li·tis

an acute form of encephalitis, characterized by destruction of brain parenchyma; caused by herpes simplex and other viruses.

a·cute nec·ro·tiz·ing en·ceph·a·li·tis

(ă-kyūt' nek'rō-tīz-ing en-sef'ă-lī'tis)
An acute form of encephalitis, characterized by destruction of brain parenchyma.
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His condition rapidly deteriorated and he was put on life support before being diagnosed with Acute Necrotizing Encephalitis, a condition so rare there are just 150 documented cases in the world, theHull Daily Mailreports.
Numerous tests were carried out on him and he was put into isolation after it was shown he had Flu B in his blood - the cause of Acute Necrotizing Encephalitis.
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