inclusion body encephalitis


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Noun1.inclusion body encephalitis - a rare chronic progressive encephalitis caused by the measles virus and occurring primarily in children and young adults; death usually occurs within three years; characterized by primary measles infection before the age of two years
panencephalitis - diffuse inflammation of the entire brain
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A new complication of stem cell transplantation: measles inclusion body encephalitis.
As mentioned, measles virus is known to cause persistent infections in the brain that can lead to subacute sclerosing panencephalitis and "measles virus inclusion body encephalitis.