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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A rare chronic progressive encephalitis caused by the measles virus and occurring primarily in children and young adults.

Usage examples (11)
  • If you are referring to SSPE, (a delayed form of encephalitis) there is NO association with vaccine, but it occurs in one in 10-25 thousand cases of measles.
  • Laine had contracted measles at ten-and-a-half months before she could receive the full schedule of measles vaccines; she recovered but at seven was diagnosed with subacute...
  • Look at "Nervous Systems" which reads "Encephalitis; encephalopathy; measles inclusion body encephalitis (MIBE) (see CONTRAINDICATIONS); subacute scloerosing panencephalitis...
  • As an example, last year, the Mobile County Public School System in Alabama, with 66,000 students, implemented SSPE programs in eight of its 93 schools. for more
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