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An infection of the brain parenchyma commonly associated with meningitis (“meningoencephalitis”). Clinical features are those of viral meningitis plus evidence of brain tissue involvement, commonly including altered consciousness such as behavioral changes and hallucinations; seizures; and focal neurologic findings such as aphasia, hemiparesis, involuntary movements, and cranial nerve deficits.