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herpes simplex encephalitis

[¦hər‚pēz ′sim‚pleks in‚sef·ə′līd·əs]
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001); however, the CSF protein level was comparable between the PCR-confirmed herpes encephalitis and PCR-negative possible viral encephalitis groups (p=0.
Caption: Figure 2: Coronal T2W-Fast spin echo (FSE) image showing hyper-intensity in the deep white matter of left temporal lobe with cortical thickening suggestive of Herpes encephalitis.
In conclusion, this was the first epidemiological surveillance of herpes encephalitis in Cordoba.
The proportion of patients with encephalitis with unidentified etiology did not change during the study period, despite innovations in laboratory testing, particularly increased use of PCR testing after its described use for herpes encephalitis in 1990 (23).
The treatment of a patient with herpes encephalitis at our health care center brought to light another weakness of the text: the only related listing in the handbook was for congenital herpes associated with the neonate.
Acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) Opportunistic infections Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (subacute sponfiform encephalopathy) Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy Post-encephalitic dementia Bechet's syndrome Herpes encephalitis Fungal meningitis or encephalitis Parasitic encephalitis Brain abcess Neurosyphilis (general paresis) Normal pressure hydrocephalus (communicating hydrocephalus of adults)
AIDS (Acquired Bacterial meningitis immuno-deficiency syndrome) Parasitic encephalitis Herpes encephalitis Neurosyphilis Fungal meningitis Behcet's syndrome
Some people, primarily certain victims of Alzheimer's disease, amnesia, strokes or herpes encephalitis, also suffer from prosopagnosia, a brain disorder that renders its victims incapable of visually recognizing the faces of people they know--including their family and friends.
Three samples were positive for herpes simplex virus, all from patients with herpes encephalitis -- an inflammation of the brain caused by the herpes virus.
Acquired variety includes Birth trauma, Perinatal intracranial haemorrhages, Rasmussen encephalitis, Post-ictal cerebral hemiatrophy, Infection like Herpes Encephalitis, Vascular abnormalities like Dyke-Davidoff-Masson Syndrome, Sturge-Weber Syndrome, Ischaemia, Neoplasia like Basal cell germinoma, Radiation, Phakomatosis (Neurofibromatosis) etc.
Objectives: To find out the effect of the atypical presentation of herpes encephalitis in the form of intracerebral Hemorrhage on the morbidity and mortality of patients
A report of a premature infant with cutaneous herpes simplex virus (HSV) disease who developed herpes encephalitis despite suppressive therapy called into question assumptions about the efficacy of oral acyclovir regimens for HSV suppression (Pediatrics 2005; 115:804-9).