GlossaryHerpes Encephalitis: Brain inflammation caused by a herpes simplex virus that has spread from another part of the body.
Fever: Raised body temperature usually with other symptoms.
Autoimmune response: Reaction of the body against one or some of its own tissues that are perceived as foreign substances, resulting in production of antibodies against that tissue.
Seizure: Convulsions; sudden, involuntary movements of the muscles.
Chickenpox: A contagious disease that causes a rash and a fever; most commonly occurs during childhood.
Vaccine: A contagious disease that causes a rash and a fever; most commonly occurs during childhood.
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