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Were you looking for information about Encephalitis? Encephalities is a common misspelling of encephalitis.
 
Encephalitis is an inflammation of the brain. Anyone can get encephalitis; however, people with weakened immune systems are at the highest risk of contracting the condition. There are two types of this condition: primary encephalitis and secondary encephalitis. Primary encephalitis is caused by a direct viral infection of the spinal cord and brain; secondary encephalitis may result from complications of a current viral infection. Symptoms of encephalitis can include sudden fever, headache, and vomiting. Emergency treatment may be necessary for certain symptoms, such as loss of consciousness, muscle weakness, and sudden, severe dementia. In extreme cases, complications can include brain damage, seizures, and death.
 
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