Herpes encephalitis

Case contributed by Dr Sachin Pathak

Presentation

History of fever, altered sensorium.

MRI

Abnormal hyperintense T2/FLAIR signal in both mesial temporal cortices and cigulate gyri with diffusion restriction. 

Case Discussion

Classic findings of herpes simplex encephalitis

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Case information

rID: 12997
Published: 15th Feb 2011
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
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