This table lists symptoms that people with this disease may have. For most diseases, symptoms will vary from person to person. People with the same disease may not have all the symptoms listed. This information comes from a database called the Human Phenotype Ontology (HPO) . The HPO collects information on symptoms that have been described in medical resources. The HPO is updated regularly. Use the HPO ID to access more in-depth information about a symptom.
|Medical Terms||Other Names||
|80%-99% of people have these symptoms|
|CSF lymphocytic pleiocytosis||0200149|
|30%-79% of people have these symptoms|
Tiredness[ more ]
Low blood sodium levels
Elevated white blood count
High white blood count
Increased blood leukocyte number[ more ]
|Loss of consciousness||
|Nausea and vomiting||0002017|
|Neurological speech impairment||
Speech impediment[ more ]
Increased blood neutrophil counts
|Respiratory failure requiring assisted ventilation||0004887|
|5%-29% of people have these symptoms|
Swelling of brain
|Elevated C-reactive protein level||0011227|
|Excessive daytime somnolence||
Excessive daytime sleepiness
More than typical sleepiness during day[ more ]
|Focal impaired awareness seizure||0002384|
|Functional motor deficit||0004302|
Low glucose levels in cerebral spinal fluid
Decreased immune function
Repeated seizures without recovery between them
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Related diseases are conditions that have similar signs and symptoms. A health care provider may consider these conditions in the table below when making a diagnosis. Please note that the table may not include all the possible conditions related to this disease.
Conditions with similar signs and symptoms from Orphanet
Differential diagnosis includes: other viral causes of encephalitis, (varicella zoster virus, enteroviruses etc); bacterial infections, including ricketsial disease, mycoplasma pneumonia, chlamydophila infections; autoimmune diseases, such as paraneoplastic limbic encephalitis, acute disseminated encephalomyelitis, Rasmussen subacute encephalitis; and other causes including space occupying lesion and non-infectious encephalopathy.
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