Encephalitis refers to acute inflammation of the brain. It is most commonly due to a viral infection. Herpes simplex virus, rabies virus and adenorviruses are common causes. Some cases are also due to bacterial infection or autoimmune diseases. Patients present with fever, headache, disturbed consciousness, and convulsions.
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I love the combo of humour and medicine, it makes it sink in easily. Thanks once again Dr Raj for such a great lecture. I am just loving neuropathology with you, I hope I could be a guru like you :)