HSV encephalitis

Case contributed by Assoc Prof Frank Gaillard

Patient Data

Age: Adult

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

Case Discussion

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

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Case information

rID: 9164
Published: 20th Mar 2010
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
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