Coxsackie encephalitis



Coxsackie encephalitis Cox·sack·ie encephalitis (kŏk-sāk’ē, kuk-sä’kē)
n.
An inflammation of the brain, caused by a coxsackie virus and seen mainly in infants, that chiefly involves the gray matter of the medulla and the spinal cord.

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