superior polioencephalitis

su·pe·ri·or po·li·o·en·ceph·a·li·tis

polioencephalitis with ophthalmoplegia.
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superior polioencephalitis

An obsolete term that has been used for:
(1) Wernicke's disease, see there; and
(2) Inflammation of the third, fourth and sixth cranial nerves.
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