Rabies

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Rabies
Dog with rabies.jpg
A dug wi rabies in the paralytic (post-furious) stage
Clessification an freemit resoorces
Specialty infectious disease[*]
ICD-10 A82
DiseasesDB 11148
MedlinePlus 001334
eMedicine med/1374 eerg/493 ped/1974
Patient UK Rabies
MeSH D011818

Rabies is a viral disease that causes acute inflammation o the brain in humans an ither wairm-bluidit ainimals.[1] Early seemptoms can include fever an tinglin at the steid o exposur.[1] These seemptoms are follaed bi ane or mair o the follaein symptoms: violent movements, uncontrolled excitement, fear o watter, an inability tae move pairts o the body, confusion, an loss o consciousness.[1] Ance seemptoms appear it nearly always results in daith.[1] The time period atween contractin the disease an the stairt o srrmptoms is uisually ane tae three months; however, this time period can vary frae less nor ane week tae mair nor ane year.[1] The time is dependent on the distance the virus must travel tae reach the central nervous seestem.[2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 "Rabies Fact Sheet N°99". World Health Organization. Julie 2013. Retrieved 28 Februar 2014. 
  2. Cotran RS; Kumar V; Fausto N (2005). Robbins and Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease (7th ed.). Elsevier/Saunders. p. 1375. ISBN 0-7216-0187-1.  Unknown parameter |author-separator= ignored (help)