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September 1975

Acute SSPE

Author Affiliations

From the Multiple Sclerosis Research Center of the Wistar Institute, Department of Neurology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia; and the Department of Pathology (Neuropathology), Philadelphia General Hospital.

Arch Neurol. 1975;32(9):644-646. doi:10.1001/archneur.1975.00490510100013

• Two patients had acute fulminanting encephalitis and the typical pathological changes of subacute slcerosing panencephalitis (SSPE). It is suggested that SSPE should be considered in the differential diagnosis of acute viral encephalitis.

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