Once the doctor analyzes your symptoms and medical history, they will perform a physical examination and diagnostic tests such as MRI, CT, and electroencephalogram, as well as a lumbar puncture, a cerebrospinal fluid culture, and a brain biopsy. They will also request blood and urine tests, as well as serology tests.
The indicated treatment will depend on the origin of the encephalitis, but, in general, it consists of the administration of medications that help reduce the inflammation, stop the seizures and lessen the symptoms.
If the brain is severely damaged, physical therapy and rehabilitation sessions will also be necessary, as well as psychological and occupational therapies, as applicable.
At the Neurological Center, a select group of highly trained and certified doctors in the various neurological specialties are ready to assist you with the quality and warmth that characterizes us.
Nervous system specialties
- Spine surgery
- Pediatric neurosurgery
- Interventional neuro-radiology