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Encephalitis (cont.)

Follow-up for Encephalitis

It is important to follow up with the doctor after the initial treatment because certain nervous system problems (complications) can develop after what appears to be a successful initial treatment. Relapse can occur with herpes encephalitis.

Complications of encephalitis may include the following:

  • Seizures
  • Coma
  • Increased intracranial pressure
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 8/5/2016

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