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Name Encephalitis
Related to/Also known as  
Symptoms  Encephalitis is an inflammation of the brain, usually occurring as a result of viral infection.
Types  Many types including:
  • Rasmussen's Encephalitis
  • Hashimoto's Encephalitis
  • Subacute-sclerosing panencephalitis
Useful national contacts Encephalitis Society

Tel. 01653 699599
Link opens in new window www.encephalitis.info

News and events  
Online resources Research projects in need of volunteers (Encephalitis Society website)
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Researchers looking into the effects of encephalitis on the brain are looking for healthy volunteers for testing (King's College London)
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Our resources

The library at The Brain Charity has a range of reference resources on this condition and on a wide range of disability-related issues.

We have copies of the Encephalitis Society's guidebooks Encepahalitis in Adults and Encephalitis in Children, which are also available to download as PDF files from the Encephalitis Society's website.

 Our library includes a copy of the book Medikidz Explain Encephalitis, which is also available to  buy from the Encephaltis Society.

Visit our library to read our copy of the children's book Gilley the Giraffe... who Changed by Nimmi Channa and Phil Lynch. Or have a Link opens in new window look in your local library for this book.



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