The patient, who was totally dependent for personal care and instrumental activities of daily living, was diagnosed with postencephalitic
13 patients had already received treatment for meningitis from outside and later diagnosed as partially treated septic meningitis, 5 patients were already receiving antitubercular treatment and had neurological sequelae, 2 patients had postencephalitic
sequelae and 2 patients were diagnosed as acute leukemia.
From the 1920s to the 1950s, the differences between PD and postencephalitic
parkinsonism were discussed not only clinically, but also neuropathologically.
In the rest of the three (30%) cases, causes for symptomatic epilepsy were, sub-acute sclerosing panencephalitis, postencephalitic
sequel and myoclonic encephalopathy.
Infectious or inflammatory states: Rheumatic chorea (Sydenham's chorea or Saint Vitus' dance), infectious or autoimmune encephalitic or postencephalitic
states, lupus cerebritis, multiple sclerosis
Central Nervous System Problems that include encephalitis, postencephalitic
Parkinson's disease, Guillain-Barre syndrome, and possibly amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).
Secondary parkinsonism, which includes drug-induced parkinsonism and postencephalitic
Epidemiologic studies have associated early-life viral infections to postencephalitic
PD; case reports, on the other hand, tend to relate viral infections to the development of acute parkinsonism (Bhatt et al.
Some of the past names have been Postencephalitic
Behavior Disorder (1920s), Minimal Brain Dysfunction (1960s), Hyperkinetic Reaction to Childhood (1968), and Attention Deficit Disorder with and without hyperactivity (1980).
Sacks has recently been engaged with the etiology of some of the more mysterious diseases: postencephalitic
Parkinson's and color blindness in island populations.
The products are indicated for treating the symptoms of idiopathic Parkinson's disease, postencephalitic
Parkinsonism and symptomatic Parkinsonism.