CURRENT TREATMENT OPTIONS IN NEUROLOGY, vol.24, no.3, pp.99-110, 2022 (SCI-Expanded)
Article / Review
CURRENT TREATMENT OPTIONS IN NEUROLOGY
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, EMBASE
Treatment, Antiviral agent, Subacute sclerosing panencephalitis, Measles complication, SSPE, MEASLES-VIRUS, INTRAVENTRICULAR INTERFERON, SSPE, EPIDEMIOLOGY, IMMUNIZATION, VACCINATION, INOSIPLEX, DISEASE, PATIENT, ALPHA
Hacettepe University Affiliated:
Purpose of the review Subacute sclerosing panencephalitis (SSPE) is a rare, slowly progressive, and frequently fatal neurodegenerative disorder caused by measles virus. The risk of SSPE remains significant globally, with fluctuating incidence noted in in tandem with measles vaccine uptake. This review aims to explore the current global status of SSPE, its treatment, and preventive measures.