Subacute sclerosing leukoencephalitis

What is Subacute sclerosing leukoencephalitis?

A chronic progressive encephalitis that develops a few years after measles infection and presents with a demyelination of the cerebral cortex.

Other condition names

  • Dawson encephalitis
  • SSPE
  • Subacute inclusion body encephalitis
  • Subacute sclerosing panencephalitis
  • Van Bogaert disease
  • Van Bogaert encephalitis

Inheritance type

Not applicable

Age of Onset

  • All ages
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