Subacute sclerosing panencephalitis

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Subacute sclerosing panencephalitis

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Pediatric Brain Foundation

Pediatric Brain Foundation's Mission is Three-fold: 1. Expedite scientific research to find treatments and cures for ALL of the more than 14 million children, in the U.S. alone, living with some form of neurological disorder 2. Provide families and health care professionals with up-to-date information and resources on the latest discoveries in pediatric neurology 3. Educate the public and public officials on the critical importance of funding pediatric neurological research

Last Updated: 22 Apr 2015

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Pediatric Brain Foundation

Pediatric Brain Foundation's Mission is Three-fold: 1. Expedite scientific research to find treatments and cures for ALL of the more than 14 million children, in the U.S. alone, living with some form of neurological disorder 2. Provide families and health care professionals with up-to-date information and resources on the latest discoveries in pediatric neurology 3. Educate the public and public officials on the critical importance of funding pediatric neurological research

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Last Updated: 22 Apr 2015

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The terms "Subacute sclerosing panencephalitis" returned 161 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Subacute Sclerosing Panencephalitis in a Child with Human Immunodeficiency Virus Co-Infection.
 

Author(s): Pradeep Kumar Maurya, Mayur Deepak Thakkar, Dinkar Kulshreshtha, Ajai Kumar Singh, Anup Kumar Thacker

Journal: Clin Med Res. 2016 Dec;14(3-4):156-158.

 

Subacute sclerosing panencephalitis is a fatal infectious disease of childhood caused by persistence of the measles virus in the brain. The effect of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) co-infection on subacute sclerosing panencephalitis remains elusive and rare. We report a child ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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A Novel Peptide Derived from the Fusion Protein Heptad Repeat Inhibits Replication of Subacute Sclerosing Panencephalitis Virus In Vitro and In Vivo.
 

Author(s): Masahiro Watanabe, Koichi Hashimoto, Yusaku Abe, Eiichi N Kodama, Ryota Nabika, Shinya Oishi, Shinichiro Ohara, Masatoki Sato, Yukihiko Kawasaki, Nobutaka Fujii, Mitsuaki Hosoya

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Subacute sclerosing panencephalitis (SSPE) is a persistent, progressive, and fatal degenerative disease resulting from persistent measles virus (MV) infection of the central nervous system. Most drugs used to treat SSPE have been reported to have limited effects. Therefore, novel ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Notes from the Field: Subacute Sclerosing Panencephalitis Death - Oregon, 2015.
 

Author(s): Juventila Liko, Judith A Guzman-Cottrill, Paul R Cieslak

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In 2015, the Oregon Health Authority was notified of the death of a boy with subacute sclerosing panencephalitis (SSPE), a rare and fatal complication of measles. The patient, aged 14 years, had reportedly been vaccinated against measles in the Philippines at age 8 months. However, ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Subacute sclerosing panencephalitis" returned 11 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Subacute sclerosing panencephalitis: an update.
 

Author(s): Jose Gutierrez, Richard S Issacson, Barbara S Koppel

Journal: Dev Med Child Neurol. 2010 Oct;52(10):901-7.

 

Subacute sclerosing panencephalitis (SSPE) is a chronic encephalitis occurring after infection with measles virus. The prevalence of the disease varies depending on uptake of measles vaccination, with the virus disproportionally affecting regions with low vaccination rates. The physiopathology ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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A short history of the long and productive search for the cause of subacute sclerosing panencephalitis.
 

Author(s): Michael Katz

Journal: Folia Neuropathol. 2009 ;47(2):145-8.

 

This brief historical review recounts the efforts of the discovery of the cause of subacute sclerosing panencephalitis from its initial pathological descriptions, through the identification of measles virus as its pathogen, to the current conceptual framework of its pathogenesis. ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Subacute sclerosing panencephalitis: results of the Canadian Paediatric Surveillance Program and review of the literature.
 

Author(s): Craig Campbell, Simon Levin, Peter Humphreys, Wikke Walop, Renee Brannan

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Subacute Sclerosing Panencephalitis (SSPE) is so rare in developed countries with measles immunization programs that national active surveillance is now needed to capture sufficient number of cases for meaningful analysis of data. Through the Canadian Paediatric Surveillance Program ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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