Patients were classified as having PCR-confirmed herpes encephalitis
, PCR-negative possible viral encephalitis, or an alternative diagnosis due to other confirmed pathogens, meningitis, or degenerative diseases.
is the most common cause of sporadic viral encephalitis with a predilection for temporal lobes.
The false negative result of RT-PCR for HSV in a patient with herpes encephalitis
can be caused by a sample taken in an early stage if the evolution of the disease, the presence of inhibitors of PCR or improper handling or storage sample (25-27).
In the second case, there was evidence of significant brain injury resulting in both physical and psychiatric sequelae following herpes encephalitis
Long-term follow-up of auditory agnosia as a sequel of herpes encephalitis
in a child.
accounted for a relatively stable proportion of encephalitis hospitalizations during the study period (Figure 3).
Mesiotemporal T2-weighted hyperintensity: neurosyphilis mimicking herpes encephalitis
Assess for neurosyphilis, meningitis, influenza, enteric fever, Q fever, cholera, tetanus, posttyphoid immunization, herpes encephalitis
in neonates often involves both temporal and extratemporal areas of the brain.
More tests showed she had Herpes Encephalitis
- also known as herpes in the brain.
Cierra fell into a coma that same night and was admitted to the pediatric intensive care unit where she was ultimately diagnosed with herpes encephalitis
can result from infection in utero or from infection acquired at birth.
Almost all of the patients were on third-generation cephalosporins; all of the ICU patients were on acyclovir, in case they had herpes encephalitis
is a disease of middle aged and elderly people: polymerase chain reaction for detection of herpes simplex virus in the CSF of 516 patients with encephalitis.
The pediatrician decided to give lysine intravenously to one of his patients who was suffering from herpes encephalitis