Western Equine Encephalitis Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Feb 29, 2016
  • Author: Mohan Nandalur, MD; Chief Editor: Burke A Cunha, 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