Condition 101 About Togaviridae Disease

What is the definition of Togaviridae Disease?

Togaviridae disease is a term used to describe a family of viruses grouped into two categories: Alphavirus and Rubivirus. Alphaviruses are spread primarily by mosquitoes and other insects, spiders, or crustaceans to humans and cause arthritis and encephalitis. Rubivirus, commonly known as Rubella, causes the childhood disease and is transmitted through airborne aerosol droplets.

What are the alternative names for Togaviridae Disease?

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What are the causes for Togaviridae Disease?

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What are the symptoms for Togaviridae Disease?

Symptoms of alphaviruses can include flu-like symptoms, fever, arthritis, headache, pain, muscle pain, rash, encephalitis, and/or other further complications. Symptoms of Rubella include fever, joint pain, headache, rash, and swollen glands (lymph nodes).

What are the current treatments for Togaviridae Disease?

Treatment for Togaviridae disease is mainly supportive care that addresses symptoms or complications. Other methods of prevention include vector-control and protecting against mosquito bites.

What are the support groups for Togaviridae Disease?

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What is the outlook (prognosis) for Togaviridae Disease?

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What are the possible complications for Togaviridae Disease?

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When should I contact a medical professional for Togaviridae Disease?

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How do I prevent Togaviridae Disease?

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Top Global Doctors For Togaviridae Disease

AP
Elite
Ann M. Powers
Pediatrics
Plymouth, MA
GR
Elite
Giovanni Rezza
Rome, IT
FS
Elite
Fabrice Simon
Marseille, FR
EJ
Distinguished
Emilie Javelle
Marseille, FR

Latest Advances On Togaviridae Disease

  • Condition: Immune Thrombocytopenia (ITP) in Very Elderly Patient With Covid-19
  • Journal: Frontiers in medicine
  • Treatment Used: Corticosteroids
  • Number of Patients: 1
  • Published —
This case report discusses a very elderly patient with immune thrombocytopenia (ITP) due to COVID-19 treated with corticosteroids.
  • Condition: Moyamoya Disease with Concurrent Congenital Rubella Syndrome
  • Journal: World neurosurgery
  • Treatment Used: Combined Direct and Indirect Revascularization
  • Number of Patients: 1
  • Published —
This case report describes a patient with moyamoya disease with concurrent congenital rubella syndrome that was treated using a combined direct and indirect revascularization.