Journal of the Korean Pediatric Society 1966;9(1):25-30.
Published online January 31, 1966.
Clinical observations on prognosis of epidemic encephalitis
Chong Koo Yun
Dept, of PediaticSy College of Medicine, Seoul National University
流行性腦炎의 豫後에 關한 考察
尹鍾求
서울大學校 醫科大學 小兒科學敎室
Abstract
Twenty-five cases of epidemic encephalitis were observed in 1960. in Korea. The observation on the relationship between prognosis and clinical manifestations of the epidemic encephalitis revealed as follows. 1. The average mortality rate was 60% and it was higher in young age group. 2.Most of the cases which developed severe meningeal signs, unconsciousness and convulsion showed unfavorable prognosis. 3.Increased total protein content in the spinal fluid was a unfavorable prognostic sign.


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