Western Equine Encephalitis Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Mar 15, 2019
  • Author: Mohan Nandalur, MD; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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Diagnostic Considerations

Conditions to consider in the differential diagnosis of Western equine encephalitis (WEE), in addition to those in the next section, include the following:

  • Bartonellosis

  • Cytomegalovirus

  • Herpes simplex

  • Histoplasmosis

  • Lyme disease

  • Naegleria infection

  • Rheumatoid arthritis

  • Spinal cord abscess

  • Systemic lupus erythematosus

  • Infective endocarditis

  • Mumps

  • Rabies virus

  • Stroke

  • Metabolic encephalopathy

  • Reye syndrome

  • Epstein-Barr virus (EBV)

See the following for more information:

Differential Diagnoses