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Encephalomyelitis, Eastern Equine MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Encephalomyelitis, Eastern Equine
Tree Number(s)
C01.207.245.340.450.200
C01.207.291.323.162
C01.207.399.750.450.200
C01.920.500.078.370.162
C01.920.500.343.655.177
C01.925.081.343.655.177
C01.925.782.930.100.370.162
C10.228.140.430.520.750.450.200
C10.228.228.245.340.450.200
C10.228.228.291.323.162
C10.228.228.399.750.450.200
C10.586.250.520.750.450.200
C10.586.500.406.200
Unique ID
D020242
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020242
Annotation
human & animal; if in horses, coordinate ENCEPHALOMYELITIS, EASTERN, EQUINE /‌vet with HORSE DISEASES
Scope Note
A form of arboviral encephalitis (primarily affecting equines) endemic to eastern regions of North America. The causative organism (ENCEPHALOMYELITIS VIRUS, EASTERN EQUINE) may be transmitted to humans via the bite of AEDES mosquitoes. Clinical manifestations include the acute onset of fever, HEADACHE, altered mentation, and SEIZURES followed by coma. The condition is fatal in up to 50% of cases. Recovery may be marked by residual neurologic deficits and EPILEPSY. (From Joynt, Clinical Neurology, 1996, Ch26, pp9-10)
Entry Version
ENCEPH EASTERN EQUINE
Entry Term(s)
Eastern Equine Encephalitis
Eastern Equine Encephalomyelitis
Eastern Equine Encephalomyelitis Virus Infection
Previous Indexing
Encephalitis Viruses (1967-1999)
Encephalomyelitis, Equine (1966-1999)
Public MeSH Note
2000
History Note
2000
Date Established
2000/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/11/03
Revision Date
2021/06/30
Encephalomyelitis, Eastern Equine Preferred
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