Encephalitis (Inflammation of the Brain) – Top USMLE Diseases

Encephalitis (Inflammation of the Brain) – Top USMLE Diseases

by Carlo Raj, MD, John Fisher, MD, Sharon Bord, MD

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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  • Videos 12
  • Duration 1:00 h
  • Quiz questions 51
  • Articles 3

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Your Educators of course Encephalitis (Inflammation of the Brain) – Top USMLE Diseases

 Carlo Raj, MD

Carlo Raj, MD

Dr. Carlo Raj is a Physician and Lecturer at Becker’s Healthcare in Illinois, USA, and the CEO and founder of Indus Intellect Virtual MedEd, a medical education consulting company.
He obtained his MD from Medical University of the Americas (MUA) and is an international lecturer and public speaker.
Within Lecturio, Dr. Raj teaches courses on Cellular Pathology, Ophthalmology, and Hepatology.

 John Fisher, MD

John Fisher, MD

Dr. John F. Fisher is a Professor of Medicine and Infectious Diseases at the Medical College of Georgia, Augusta University in the USA.
He obtained his medical degree from Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine in 1969. He is a Master of the American College of Physicians (MACP) and is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Medicine and Infectious Diseases.
Due to his achievements, he has earned the Annual J. Willis Hurst Teaching Award, the Jane F. Deforges Excellence in Medical Education Award, and the Infectious Diseases Society of America's Clinical Teacher Award.
Within Lecturio, Dr. Fisher teaches courses on Infectious Diseases.

 Sharon Bord, MD

Sharon Bord, MD

Dr. Sharon Bord is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Maryland, USA.
She obtained her MD at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences in 2004 and then completed residency training at Boston Medical Center.
She has a focus on both undergraduate and graduate medical education, and is a member of the Teaching College, a group of faculty members in the Department of Emergency Medicine dedicated to educational endeavors for residents and medical students.
Within Lecturio, Dr. Bord teaches courses on Emergency Medicine.


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Another Great Lecture
By olanipekun o. on 24. May 2020 for Fungal and Cryptococcus

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 :)