Herpes encephalitis

Case contributed by Sachin Pathak
Diagnosis probable


History of fever, altered sensorium.


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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