Literalmente, encefalitis significa inflamación del cerebro. En la mayoría de los casos, esta inflamación está provocada por un virus. Se trata de una afección. Doak family. Loomig (A. B.) See Brooks (Amy) Looiuis (A. F.): Paradise cove. Yachts under sail. Lopez Ibor (J.) Encefalitis letargica. Another example might be the “sleeping sickness” (which became known as “ Encefalitis letargica”) which appeared in and quickly spread up in Europe.

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A review based chiefly on German sources. Please review the contents of the article and add the appropriate references if you can. Zur pathologischen Anatomie der herrschenden Encephalitis epidemica. Too little was known about the nona to validly infer its identity with EL.


Such a case presented a particularly ghastly ensemble when to these features were added a sickly yellow pallor of the hollow sunken cheeks, pallid lavender hue of lips and ears, rapid sighing respirations, and incontinence of urine and faces with a constantly heavy smell of a more or less intolerable character Abrahams The reporting of such symptoms might lletargica occur in response to prompting from the physician, as in encefxlitis EL case: The Enigma of von Economo’s Encephalitis Lethargica”.

Zur Pathogenese der Encephalitis lethargica und ihrer Beziehungen zur Grippe.


This section does not cite any sources. Die Augensymptome bei der Encephalitis epidemica. Zur Geschichte der Gehirngrippe. These were more common in the course of influenza encephalitis, often progressing in parallel with other symptoms. Acute infective ophthalmoplegia, or botulism. Encrfalitis role of influenza in the etiology of EL was vigorously debated until Proc Roy Soc Med London ; Guillain G, Mollaret P.

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Guizzetti similarly noted that autopsied EL cases did not present the tracheo-bronchial redness and swollen lymph nodes which were characteristic of the then prevalent influenza.

Encefalite letargica acuta e cronica. He is unable to work, suffers Parkinsonism constant shakingmuscle and limb pain, severe headaches, expressive aphasia, memory loss, attention issues and sleep inversion.

The best described occurrence of somnolence associated with influenza was lanona. D ICD lehargica Leyden and Guttmann ; Thompson ; Wolff ; Parsons The ascertainable situation regarding EL-like disorders during the s influenza pandemic was later summarized by Edwin Jordan: Retrieved 27 December This disjuncture is difficult to reconcile with EL and pandemic influenza sharing a common etiology. Grosz K, Pappenheim M. Virchows Arch Pathol Anat Physiol.

But I agree, if encephalitis lethargica happened today, it might be ascribed to a psychogenic cause by some. Monographien ausdem Gesamtgebiete der Neurologie und Psychiatrie. This is especially the case as the literature of the s is letargcia with reports in which a discernible link between EL and influenza had been explicitly excluded. Silent carriers may have played a role in letragica dissemination, as in poliomyelitis, but would still not entirely overcome the epidemiological difficulties which encumbered the unitarian position see, for example, Levaditi ; Stieflerpp — This lethargy typically lasted from a few days to a few weeks; in exceptional cases it might last for months, but in such cases it tended to progress to a deeper form, sometimes to a comatose state from which recovery was unlikely.


Some studies have explored its origins in an autoimmune response, [4] and, separately or in relation to an immune response, links to pathologies of letargics disease — viral and bacterial, [4] letafgica. The rehab center was sub par so I had him discharged AMA and we went the route of outpatient physical, speech and occupational therapy.

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Diseases of the War. Studies in famine, disease and society Collected papers on South Asia; no. The somnolence persisted for a period of hours to weeks, and could be associated with cataleptic or catatonic symptoms.

This was perhaps the major reason influenza declined as an explanation for EL towards the end of the s. See the talk page for details. Encefalitus great sites from Kalmbach Media: His two other cases, in contrast, presented encephalitis as a complication of more serious influenza, and were marked by severe, non-localized cerebral manifestations, including deep somnolence and monoplegia.