Encephalitis is a rare but serious condition that causes inflammation of the brain. Encephalitis presents as diffuse or focal neuropsychological dysfunction. Although it primarily involves the brain, it often involves the meninges as well (meningoencephalitis).
ymptoms: • flu-like symptoms • high temperature • Headache • joint pain • changes in mental state, such as confusion, drowsiness or disorientation • seizures (fits) • changes in personality and behaviour. Treatment: • Bed rest • Plenty of fluids • Anti-inflammatory drugs • Antiviral drugs
Symptoms of Autoimmune Encephalitis Following Herpes Simplex Encephalitis Appear Different in Adults than in Children.