Chronic focal encephalitis

Rasmussen’s encephalitis, also known as chronic focal encephalitis (CFE), is a rare inflammatory neurological disorder, characterized by frequent and severe seizures, loss of motor skills and speech, hemiparesis (paralysis on one side of the body), encephalitis (inflammation of the brain), and dementia.
The disorder, which affects a single cerebral hemisphere, generally occurs in children under the age of 15.


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