toxic encephalitis


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toxic encephalitis

Etymology: Gk, toxikon, poison, enkephalos, brain, itis, inflammation
encephalitis caused by heavy metal poisoning. It is characterized by convulsions and cerebral edema.

toxic encephalitis

Encephalitis resulting from metal poisonings, e.g., lead poisoning.
See also: encephalitis