itwiki Encefalite letargica; nlwiki Encephalitis lethargica; plwiki Zapalenie mózgu von Economo; ptwiki Encefalite letárgica; ruwiki Летаргический энцефалит. Date, Source, von Economo C. Die Encephalitis lethargica (Mit zwölf lithographischen Tafeln). Franz Deuticke, ss. Leipzig-Wien. Translation for ‘encefalite letargica’ in the free Italian-English dictionary and many other English translations.

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Die Influenza und das Nervensystem. Post-influenzal encephalitis was described in detail at this time by the respected German clinician Otto Leichtenstern — in his monograph on the pandemic Influenza caused epidemic encephalitis encephalitis lethargica: But as Hallp noted: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Were EL-like disorders reported during other influenza epidemics? Modern treatment approaches to encephalitis lethargica include immunomodulating therapies, and treatments to remediate specific symptoms.

The second data set was even clearer: They would be conscious and aware — yet not fully awake; they would sit motionless and speechless all day in their chairs, totally lacking energy, impetus, initiative, motive, appetite, affect or desire; they registered what went on about them without active attention, and with profound indifference.


Report on the epidemic of influenza in New South Wales during The publisher’s final edited version of this article is available at J Neural Transm. The Enigma of von Economo’s Encephalitis Lethargica”. Eversbusch ; Galezowski ; Uhthoff Some clinical and therapeutic considerations. An Austrian study of influenza encephalopathy found that even highly sensitive PCR techniques could ascertain its presence in CSF in only 1 of 18 cases Steininger et al Baumann C, de Leeuw CH.

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Migraine Familial hemiplegic Cluster Tension. This disjuncture is difficult to reconcile with EL and pandemic influenza sharing a common etiology.

Health Section League encefalire Nations Epidemiological intelligence. This cannot be attributed to poor record-keeping, as investigators diligently sought cases in non-Western countries in the hope that they might illuminate the EL problem.


Essays by several authors. The second major argument for the unitarian hypothesis is that EL-like disorders had been reported during previous influenza epidemics. With few exceptions there were no institutional outbreaks hospitals, asylums, military camps or even transference within families.

It is notable, however, that the unitarian camp were largely reactive in their argumentation; while the influenza skeptics provided detail descriptions of EL and the features they argued to be unique or at least unusual, influenza supporters focused on sequentially refuting the evidence of their opponents. Grippe-Enzephalitis und Encephalitis lethargica. Infectious diseases encefalitd nature: National Center for Biotechnology InformationU.


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Were there symptoms common to both EL and influenza? Similarly, the course of the major British epidemic ofthe greatest single outbreak in the history of EL, was not paralleled by changes in influenza statistics: The correlation established by these authors would be letzrgica convincing had the number of cases of each disease, rather than deathsbeen analyzed.

Contributo allo studio del connettivo epatico nelle sindromi post-encefalitiche e in diversi altri stati morbosi. Others isolated a variety of cocci, but could not be certain that their presence was not the result of secondary infection Ribbert ; Parsons The cerebrospinal fluid in lettargica encephalitis.

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In his detailed study of EL, neuropathologist Herbert Siegmund Cologne; — recorde the results of bacteriological examinations undertaken in 15 cases:. Guillain G, Mollaret P.