• Definition for "dawson's encephalitis"
    • an unusual persistent modern encephalitis due to the…
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dawson's encephalitis definition

  • noun:
    • an unusual persistent modern encephalitis due to the measles virus and happening primarily in children and teenagers; death generally happens within 3 years; characterized by major measles infection ahead of the age couple of years
    • an unusual persistent progressive encephalitis due to the measles virus and happening mostly in children and adults; death generally does occur within three-years; characterized by major measles illness before the chronilogical age of couple of years
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