parainfectious

parainfectious

 [par″ah-in-fek´shus]
pertaining to manifestations of infectious disease that are caused by the immune response to the infectious agent.

parainfectious

/para·in·fec·tious/ (-in-fek´shus) pertaining to manifestations of infectious disease that are caused by the immune response to the infectious agent.

parainfectious

[par′ah-in-fek′shus]
pertaining to manifestations of infectious disease that are caused by the immune response to the infectious agent.

parainfectious

(par″ă-in-fek′shŭs) [ para- + infectious]
Occurring as an indirect result of an infection.
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16) Hyperintense signal in frontal and periventricular white matter on T2 weighted images in MRI scan may signify demyelenation or edema and necrosis secondary to some ischemic insult which in turn may occur due to some acute viral infection or parainfectious acute demyelenating encephalopathy.
Ihanamaki et al16 reported a case of parainfectious bilateral optic neuritis associated with echoviral meningitis in an adult patient.
Post infectious or parainfectious optic neuritis is known to have a favourable prognosis as compared to other varieties.
However, no abnormalities appeared in the cytochemical or microbiological analysis of the CSF nor in the computed tomography (CT) scan; the MRI showed moderate cortical and cerebellar atrophy, suggesting a parainfectious cerebellitis.
Infectious or parainfectious myoclonus, such as new-variant Creutzfeldt-Jacob disease (nvCJD); subacute sclerosing panencephalitis (SSPE); viral encephalitis; and streptococcal infections;