varicella encephalitis

var·i·cel·la en·ceph·a·li·tis

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.
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Indications of neurological involvement associated with varicella encephalitis may include ataxia, nystagmus, hallucinations, and unusual behavior, all of which were present in this child.
These physical findings are not present with varicella encephalitis. In addition, one would expect an abnormal spinal fluid WBC count if varicella encephalitis were present.
Varicella encephalitis (226 admissions or 3.8%) and Toxoplasma meningoencephalitis (221 admissions or 3.7%) were also common known etiologies.