Viral encephalitis

Viral encephalitis is a type of encephalitis caused by a virus.[1]

Viral encephalitis
SpecialtyInfectious disease 

It is unclear if anticonvulsants used in people with viral encephalitis would prevent any seizures.[2]


Types of encephalitis in humans include:

See also


  1. "Viral Encephalitis: Overview - eMedicine Neurology". Retrieved 2009-03-07.
  2. Pandey, S; Rathore, C; Michael, BD (22 May 2016). "Antiepileptic drugs for the primary and secondary prevention of seizures in viral encephalitis". The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (5): CD010247. doi:10.1002/14651858.CD010247.pub3. PMID 27209627.

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