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Leukoencephalitis, Acute Hemorrhagic

"Leukoencephalitis, Acute Hemorrhagic" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A fulminant and often fatal demyelinating disease of the brain which primarily affects young adults and children. Clinical features include the rapid onset of weakness, SEIZURES, and COMA. It may follow a viral illness or MYCOPLASMA PNEUMONIAE infections but in most instances there is no precipitating event. Pathologic examination reveals marked perivascular demyelination and necrosis of white matter with microhemorrhages. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp924-5)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Leukoencephalitis, Acute Hemorrhagic" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Leukoencephalitis, Acute Hemorrhagic" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 11 publications over 10 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 2003
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