Varicella encephalitis | definition of varicella encephalitis by Medical dictionary
encephalitis occurring as a complication of chickenpox.
var·i·cel·la en·ceph·a·li·tis (var'i-sel'ă en-sef'ă-lī'tis)
The disease occurring as a complication of chickenpox.
References in periodicals archive
The patient was believed to have varicella encephalitis
and was treated with intravenous aryclovir.