polioencephalitis


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polioencephalitis

 [po″le-o-en-sef″ah-li´tis]
inflammatory disease of the gray matter of the brain.
inferior polioencephalitis bulbar paralysis.
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po·li·o·en·ceph·a·li·tis

(pō'lē-ō-en-sef'ă-lī'tis),
Inflammation of the gray matter of the brain, either of the cortex or of the central nuclei; as contrasted to inflammation of the white matter.
[polio- + G. enkephalos, brain, + -tis, inflammation]
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po·li·o·en·ceph·a·li·tis

(pō'lē-ō-en-sef'ă-lī'tis)
Inflammation of the gray matter of the brain, either of the cortex or of the central nuclei; in contrast to inflammation of the white matter.
[G. polion, gray matter + G. enkephalos, brain, + -tis, inflammation]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

po·li·o·en·ceph·a·li·tis

(pō'lē-ō-en-sef'ă-lī'tis)
Inflammation of gray matter of brain.
[G. polion, gray matter + G. enkephalos, brain, + -tis, inflammation]
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Histopathologic examination of sections from the cortex, hippocampus, thalamus, hypothalamus, midbrain, pons, medulla, and cerebellum showed polioencephalitis affecting predominantly the diencephalon and brainstem and involving varying degrees of neuronopathy, neuronal loss, astrocytosis, parenchymal and perivascular lymphocytic infiltration with CD45 immunopositivity, sparse macrophage activation, and axonal spheroid formation.
Histologically, the dog had a polioencephalitis similar to the wolf's, but much milder.