secondary encephalitis

sec·on·dar·y en·ceph·a·li·tis

collective term for postinfectious, postexanthem, and postvaccinal encephalitides.

sec·on·dar·y en·ceph·a·li·tis

(sek'ŏn-dar-ē en-sef'ă-lī'tis)
Collective term for postinfectious, postexanthem, and postvaccinal encephalitides.
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Secondary encephalitis : This can occur due to the immune system responding to a previous infection and mistakenly attacking the brain.