Viral encephalitis

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Viral encephalitis
Classification and external resources
Specialty infectious disease
ICD-10 A83-A86
ICD-9-CM 062-064
MeSH D018792

Viral encephalitis is a type of encephalitis caused by a virus.[1]

It is unclear if anticonvulsants used in people with viral encephalitis would prevent seizures.[2]


Types of encephalitis in humans include:

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  1. ^ "Viral Encephalitis: Overview - eMedicine Neurology". Retrieved 2009-03-07. 
  2. ^ Pandey, S; Rathore, C; Michael, BD (22 May 2016). "Antiepileptic drugs for the primary and secondary prevention of seizures in viral encephalitis". The Cochrane database of systematic reviews (5): CD010247. doi:10.1002/14651858.CD010247.pub3. PMID 27209627. 

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