Were you looking for information about Encephalitis? Encefalitas is a common misspelling of encephalitis.
Although typically resulting from a viral infection, encephalitis can also be caused by a bacterial infection. Encephalitis is a condition where there is an inflammation of the brain. Possible symptoms include a sudden fever, vomiting, and confusion. In severe cases, this condition can cause serious problems, such as brain damage, seizures, and even death. Generally, encephalitis is treated with certain medications.
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