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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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.
The Herpes simplex encephalitis (HSE) prevalence rate is 1 up to 3 in a million cases, which is about 10-20% of all viral encephalitis cases.
It was suggested that cytotoxic edema in Herpes Simplex encephalitis (HSE) was obviously related with the prognosis of the patient.
Given her abrupt onset of symptoms, including auditory hallucinations, they express concern for herpes simplex encephalitis and recommend emergent treatment with IV acyclovir and ceftriaxone.
Insights into pediatric herpes simplex encephalitis from a cohort of 21 children from the California Encephalitis Project, 1998-2011.
Herpes Simplex Encephalitis (HSE) is a non-epidermic, necrotizing meningo-encephalitis with haemorrhagic necrotic tendency, considerable mass effect and rapid dissemination in brain.
The main differential diagnosis for these MRI changes is herpes simplex encephalitis, the presentation of which is more acute.
They began with a gene called TLR3, which is important for resistance to herpes simplex encephalitis, a life-threatening infection from the herpes virus that can cause significant brain damage in genetically susceptible children.
The spectrum of herpes simplex encephalitis in children.
Herpes simplex encephalitis (HSE) is the most common form of sporadic viral encephalitis; but it is still an uncommon disease, with an estimated incidence of 1 in 250,000 to 1 in 500,000 persons per year.
Yet today the overall frequency of West Nile encephalitis in the United States approaches that of herpes simplex encephalitis, Dr.
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.