What EEG findings are characteristic of chronic rubella encephalitis?

Updated: Oct 09, 2019
  • Author: Eli S Neiman, DO, FACN; Chief Editor: Selim R Benbadis, MD  more...
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This condition is characterized by myoclonus, mental deterioration, ataxia, and chorea, with diffuse slowing on EEG. Intermittent rhythmic delta activity (IRDA) has been described. Periodic activity with spikes and slow-wave spikes may occur.

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