Last Updated on Jun 10, 2017

Glossary

Herpes 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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