Encephalitis

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Encephalitis
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Clessification an freemit resoorces
Specialty neurology
ICD-10 A83-A86, B94.1, G05
ICD-9-CM 323
DiseasesDB 22543
MedlinePlus 001415
eMedicine emerg/163
MeSH D004660

Encephalitis (frae Auncient Greek ἐγκέφαλος, enképhalos “brain”,[1] componed o ἐν, en, “in” an κεφαλή, kephalé, “heid”, an the medical suffix -itis “inflammation”) is an acute inflammation o the brain.

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  1. "Woodhouse's English-Greek Dictionary" (in German). The University of Chicago Library. Retrieved 2013-01-10.