Introduction: Subacute Sclerosing Panencephalitis


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Subacute Sclerosing Panencephalitis: Rare brain condition arising years after measles infection.

Subacute Sclerosing Panencephalitis: Subacute sclerosing panencephalitis (SSPE) is caused by a reaction to the measles virus. It can occur anywhere from 2 to 10 years after the original measles illness, and generally results in progressive neurological deterioration due to brain inflammation. 1

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1. excerpt from NINDS Subacute Sclerosing Panencephalitis Information Page: NINDS

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