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Subacute sclerosing panencephalitis

Subacute sclerosing panencephalitis (SSPE) is thought to be an encephalitis secondary to reactivation of a latent measles infection. Imaging demonstrates nonspecific atrophy and increased T2 signal within cerebral white matter.

   
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