herpetic encephalitis


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herpetic encephalitis

[hər′ped·ik in‚sef·ə′līd·əs]
(medicine)
A type of meningoencephalitis characterized by large intranuclear inclusion bodies in the brain. Also known as herpes simplex encephalitis.
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Protein [tau] concentrations were undetectable in all serum samples, except for one from a patient with herpetic encephalitis. This patient had both highest protein [tau] CSF concentration (1900 ng/L) of all the samples tested, and severe blood-brain barrier leakage.