HSV encephalitis

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

Patient Data

Age: Adult
MRI

Prominent swelling, increase T2 signal involving the left temporal lobe and insular cortex. The right mesial temporal lobe appears normal. No evidence of haemorrhage. 

Case Discussion

This patient went on to have HSV encephalitis proven on CSF PCR. 

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Case information

rID: 9164
Case created: 20th Mar 2010
Last edited: 15th May 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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