herpes simplex encephalitis


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herpes simplex encephalitis

[¦hər‚pēz ′sim‚pleks in‚sef·ə′līd·əs]
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Acyclovir versus vidarabine in herpes simplex encephalitis.
Relapse of herpes simplex encephalitis after conventional acyclovir therapy.
incidence of herpes simplex encephalitis is four cases per 1 million population per year.
Unlike in herpes simplex encephalitis, where well over 90% of biopsy-proven affected patients display intracranial neuroimaging abnormalities, that's true for only about half of patients with WNV encephalitis, and even then special MRI techniques such as flare or fast-spin often are required.
Herpes simplex encephalitis affects one person in a million every year and 30% are children.
This practice has been adopted irrespective of the likelihood of the patient having herpes simplex encephalitis.
On the second day of admission to the intensive care unit, empiric therapy with acyclovir was initiated for possible herpes simplex encephalitis.
Initially, she was empirically treated with ceftriaxone and acyclovir for presumptive diagnosis of bacterial meningitis and herpes simplex encephalitis.