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Encephalitis, Japanese MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Encephalitis, Japanese
Tree Number(s)
C01.207.245.340.300.400
C01.207.399.750.300.400
C01.920.500.343.345
C01.925.081.343.345
C01.925.182.525.300.250
C01.925.782.310.345
C01.925.782.350.250.300
C10.228.140.430.520.750.300.400
C10.228.228.245.340.300.400
C10.228.228.399.750.300.400
C10.586.250.520.750.300.400
Unique ID
D004672
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004672
Annotation
for encephalitis caused by Japanese B encephalitis virus only not ENCEPHALITIS VIRUSES, JAPANESE: see annotation there
Scope Note
A mosquito-borne encephalitis caused by the Japanese B encephalitis virus (ENCEPHALITIS VIRUS, JAPANESE) occurring throughout Eastern Asia and Australia. The majority of infections occur in children and are subclinical or have features limited to transient fever and gastrointestinal symptoms. Inflammation of the brain, spinal cord, and meninges may occur and lead to transient or permanent neurologic deficits (including a POLIOMYELITIS-like presentation); SEIZURES; COMA; and death. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p751; Lancet 1998 Apr 11;351(9109):1094-7)
Entry Version
ENCEPH JAPANESE
Entry Term(s)
Encephalitis, Japanese B
Japanese B Encephalitis
Japanese B Viral Encephalitis
Japanese Encephalitis
Viral Encephalitis, Japanese B
NLM Classification #
WC 542
Public MeSH Note
94; was ENCEPHALITIS, JAPANESE B 1963-93
Online Note
use ENCEPHALITIS, JAPANESE to search ENCEPHALITIS, JAPANESE B 1966-93
History Note
94; was ENCEPHALITIS, JAPANESE B 1963-93
Date Established
1994/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2021/06/30
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