Herpes simplex encephalitis (old)

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard


Epilepsy for the past 9 years.

Patient Data

Age: 65 years

The left temporal lobe demonstrates marked gliosis and volume loss with involvement superiorly of the insular cortex. Minor periventricular white matter change is also seen on the right. Features are consistent with the previously PCR established episode of HSV encephalitis 9 years earlier. 

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Case information

rID: 51298
Published: 29th May 2017
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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