Definition: 'Economo Von San Serff Disease'
Economo von San Serff diseaseType: Term
Pronunciation: ē-kon-ō′mō von sahn serf
1. a unique encephalitis, presumably viral in origin, which followed the influenza pandemic of 1914–1918. Symptoms included ophthalmoplegia and marked somnolence, and in many survivors, the delayed development of Parkinson disease; the basis for postencephalitic Parkinsonism.
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