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Encephalitis Lethargica

  • Thomas Saxty Good (a1)

Encephalitis, a disease to be defined as any non-suppurative inflammation of the brain, has been recognized for many years. Crookshank (I) points out that clinical occurrences of the nature of what we now ascribe to encephalo-myelitis and encephalo meningitis have been recorded for the last 450 years.

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11 Lewis, Bevan. —Text-book of Mental Diseases, 1899, and Brain, October, 1879.
12 “Ricerche sulla capacità proliferativa della cellula nervosa,” Riv. di patol. nerv. e ment., 1896, f. 10.
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