ACUTE RUBELLA ENCEPHALITIS: A SEVERE NEUROLOGICAL COMPLICATION C. Oprea*1, C. Iordache1, O. Burcos1, Table 6 Treatment in cases with rubella encephalitis Type of treatment ∫ corticotherapy ∫ Rubella encephalitis was diagnosed mostly in adolescents and young adults with no history of rubella vaccination. Full text Full text is available as a scanned copy of the original print version. Get a printable copy (PDF file) of the complete article (713K), or click on a page image below to browse page by page. Links to PubMed are also available for Selected References.
Progressive rubella panencephalitis (PRP) is a neurological disorder which may occur in a child with congenital rubella. It is a slow viral infection of the brain characterized by chronic encephalitis, usually manifesting between 8–19 years of age.It is believed to be due to a persistence or reactivation of rubella Specialty: Infectious disease. Based on pub- lae have been reported to be associated to patients with lished reports, rubella encephalitis is less frequent in young encephalitis . However, rubella encephalitis is gener- adults than in children [8–11]. Although identification of ally self-limiting, with about an 80% recovery rate without the etiologic factor is very.
Dr. Michael Wilson is a neurologist in San Francisco, California and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including UCSF Medical Center and Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital. PDF | Morbidity in rubella is generally mild, and neurological complications are rare, varying from 1:3000-1:24000. Encephalitis is a rare complication of viral infections. Neurological findings.