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ID DOID:0050246
Name granulomatous amebic encephalitis
Definition A parasitic protozoa infectious disease that results in infection of the brain caused by Acanthamoeba or Balamuthia mandrillaris. The symptoms include headaches, altered mental status, and focal neurologic deficit, which progresses over several weeks to death.
http://www.dpd.cdc.gov/dpdx/HTML/FreeLivingAmebic.htm
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GARD:12651

Synonyms

Acanthamoeba encephalitis [EXACT]

Acanthamoeba granulomatous encephalitis [EXACT]

Granulomatous Amebic Encephalitis due to Acanthamoeba [EXACT]

granulomatous amoebic encephalitis [EXACT]

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is_a parasitic protozoa infectious disease

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