Subacute sclerosing leukoencephalitis

subacute sclerosing leukoencephalitis --> subacute sclerosing panencephalitis

(Science: neurology) chronic progressive illness seen in children a few years after measles infection and involving demyelination of the cerebral cortex. Virus apparently persists in brain cells: usually considered a slow virus disease.

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