herpes simplex encephalitis


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Noun1.herpes simplex encephalitis - common form of acute encephalitis caused by herpes simplex 1herpes simplex encephalitis - common form of acute encephalitis caused by herpes simplex 1; usually affects the temporal and frontal lobes
cephalitis, encephalitis, phrenitis - inflammation of the brain usually caused by a virus; symptoms include headache and neck pain and drowsiness and nausea and fever (`phrenitis' is no longer in scientific use)
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For example, herpes simplex encephalitis (HSE) has a mortality rate of up to 30 per cent even with specific anti-viral treatment, and 70-80 per cent without the treatment.
In our case, we believed that the cause of the pseudotumour cerebri was the use of isotretinoin, and the pseudotumour cerebri might have promoted the development of herpes simplex encephalitis.
Herpes simplex encephalitis (HSE), Pick's disease, Alzheimer's disease, cerebrovascular disease, head trauma, anoxic-ischemic encephalopathy, epilepsy, juvenile neuronal lipofuscinosis, Huntington's disease, acute intermittent porphyria, tuberculous meningitis, toxoplasmosis, and shigellosis are counted as the causes of KBS (4,5).
Use of the polymerase chain reaction in the diagnosis of Herpes simplex encephalitis: a decision analysis model.
Esiri, "Herpes simplex encephalitis: an immunohistological study of the distribution of viral antigen within the brain," Journal of the Neurological Sciences, vol.
Introduction: The objective of this study was to determine the incidence of herpes simplex encephalitis (HSE), known as the most common, potentially mortal, and treatable cause of sporadic encephalitis, in a sample Turkish population.
Keywords: Herpes simplex encephalitis, limbic encephalitis, computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, MR spectroscopy
Esiri, "Herpes simplex encephalitis. An immunohistological study of the distribution of viral antigen within the brain," Journal of the Neurological Sciences, vol.
Noncontrast CT of the brain demonstrated interval development of acute hemorrhage within medial right temporal lobe, a rare complication of herpes simplex encephalitis. Computed tomography angiography (CTA) done at the same time was negative for any underlying vascular lesion (Figure 3).
Herpes simplex encephalitis (HSE) remains a serious cause of morbidity and mortality despite advances in antiviral treatment [2].
It is reported that herpes simplex encephalitis (HSE) plays a vital role in triggering the synthesis of anti-NMDAR antibodies [3].