Table 1

Various neurological complications of measles

• Post-measles encephalitisDevelops soon after infection, reflect an autoimmune reaction
• Measles inclusion body encephalitisDevelops weeks or months after infection, in patients with defective cell mediated immunities like HIV infection
• Subacute sclerosing panencephalitisPersistent defective measles virus infection
• PostinfectiousAcute immune reaction
• Transverse myelitisRare, acute immune reaction