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"Encephalitis" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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Inflammation of the BRAIN due to infection, autoimmune processes, toxins, and other conditions. Viral infections (see ENCEPHALITIS, VIRAL) are a relatively frequent cause of this condition.

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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Encephalitis" by people in this website by year, and whether "Encephalitis" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 68 publications over 26 distinct years, with a maximum of 5 publications in 1981 and 1982 and 1983 and 1988
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