rubella panencephalitis


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Noun1.rubella panencephalitis - a rare loss of mental and physical skills in adolescents; associated with the rubella virus
panencephalitis - diffuse inflammation of the entire brain
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Sequelae of rubella virus infection include three distinct neurologic syndromes: postinfectious encephalitis after acute infection, a range of neurologic manifestations after congenital infection, and an extremely rare neurodegenerative disorder, progressive rubella panencephalitis, that can follow either congenital or postnatal infection (19).
Often, the discussion would turn to a condition called progressive rubella panencephalitis (PRP).
Handbook of Clinical Neurology, Progressive Rubella Panencephalitis, 12, 56, Chapter 22.