Disease Information for Brain stem encephalitis

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Acute ataxia
Altered mental status Mental status change
Areflexia
Ataxia
Central Facial Paralysis
Drowsiness/somnolence
Facial weakness/droop, unilateral
Flaccid muscle paralysis
Headache
Nystagmus
Staggering Gait
Biots apneustic/cluster/ataxic breathing
Chronic Fatigue
Fatigue
Fatigue Tiredness Exhaustion
Hypersomnia/Increased need for sleep
Difficulty Focusing Eyes
Diplopia Double vision
Double Image Vision Confirmed
True Vertigo Sign Confirmed
Clinical Presentation & Variations
Presentation/Ataxia in a Child Acute
Demographics & Risk Factors
Recent Event
Recent/Viral illness
Recent/Viral URI
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
CSF abnormal
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
Anti-GQ1b Antibody
Anti-Ma/Neuronal antibodies (Lab)
CSF Pleocytosis/protein/NORMAL glucose
Diagnostic Test Results
Other Tests & Procedures
Lumbar puncture/Increased CSF pressure/LP test
Electrodiagnosis
Electronystagmography Abnormal
CT Scan
MRI/Head Brain Abnormal
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Acute Postinfectious cerebellitis
Brain stem encephalitis syndrome
Coma in Children
Coma/Unconscious
Encephalitis
Guillain-Barre syndrome
Ophthalmoplegia
Progressive Bulbar palsy
Pseudobulbar palsy syndrome
Quadriparesis/quadriplegia
Sleep apnea/central type
Ataxia Disorder
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Reticular Activating System/PAS
Process
PROCESS/Allergy/collagen/autoimmune (category)
PROCESS/Autoimmune disorder (ex)
PROCESS/Post-infectious disorder (ex)
Synonyms
Synonym
Brainstem encephalitis, Brainstem encephalitis (disorder), Encephalitis brain stem, Synonym/Bickerstaff brain stem encephalitis/BBE
Definition

Variant of encephalitis/long tract and posterior column disease occurs; some cerebellar signs;west nile virus more than others

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