cerebritis


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cerebritis

(ˌsɛrɪˈbraɪtɪs)
n
an infection or inflammation of the brain
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A little later, a brain biopsy showed findings of cerebral neutrophilic vasculitis and lesions consistent with lupus cerebritis (Fig.
Successful treatment of systemic lupus erythematosus cerebritis with intravenous immunoglobulin.
Cerebritis with hypothalamic abscess and massive perifocal edema in the base of the midline anterior cranial fossa were observed (Figure 2).
A repeat noncontrast CT of the head demonstrated bilateral pansinusitis, intracranial findings that were consistent with cerebritis, and a left intraorbital mass.
henselae causes cat-scratch disease with regional lymphadenitis and occasionally hepatosplenic disease in the immunocompetent host, and bacillary angiomatosis, cerebritis, or peliosis hepatis in the immunocompromised host (4-6).
In addition to causing gastroenteritis, (4,6-8) V fluvialis has been implicated in cerebritis secondary to hemorrhagic cellulitis in an alcoholic who had suffered multiple fire-ant stings and had subsequently waded in brackish water.
Our review of 20 postpartum cases involved cerebritis (12 women), venous infarction (7 women), arterial infarction (6), intracerebral hemorrhage (5), and atrophy (1).
Lupus cerebritis with associated headache, seizures, stroke, and chorea is just one of a wide array of central nervous system disorders SLE patients can develop.
For example, in 1997-1998 influenza type A was spread throughout Japan, resulting in the death of many infants due to acute encephalopathy and cerebritis.
Microorganisms can also penetrate the brain substance, resulting in cerebritis or a brain abscess.
Encephalitis, cerebritis, and brain abscess: pathophysiology and imaging findings.