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Tick-borne encephalitis

Disease definition

Tick-borne encephalitis is caused by an arbovirus of the Flaviviridae family (tick-borne encephalitis virus, TBEV), transmitted principally by the bite of the Ixodes ricinus tick. The symptomology is biphasic, with the initial phase being associated with a flu-like illness and the second phase (occurring in less than 10% of patients) with symptoms of meningitis or, more rarely, meningoencephalitis.

ORPHA:297

Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • TBE
  • Prevalence: Unknown
  • Inheritance: Not applicable 
  • Age of onset: All ages
  • ICD-10: A84.0  A84.1  A84.8  A84.9
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: C0014061
  • MeSH: D004675
  • GARD: 5216
  • MedDRA: 10043848

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