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ALLMedicine™ Herpes Simplex Encephalitis Center

Research & Reviews  202 results

Single-cell transcriptomics of the ventral posterolateral nucleus-enriched thalamic reg...
Journal of Neuroinflammation; Uyar O, Dominguez JM et. al.

Apr 8th, 2022 - Microglia participate in the immune response upon central nervous system (CNS) infections. However, the role of these cells during herpes simplex encephalitis (HSE) has not been fully characterized. We sought to identify different microglia/microg...

Caspr2 antibodies in herpes simplex encephalitis: an extension of the spectrum of virus...
BMC Neurology; Berek K, Beer R et. al.

Apr 7th, 2022 - Post herpes simplex virus (HSV) autoimmune encephalitis has been reported mainly in association with NMDA receptor antibodies, however, never with Caspr2 antibodies. We report an 82-year old female patient with encephalitis who presented with apha...

Aphasia Treatment & Management

Mar 30th, 2022 - Medical Care The treatment of a patient with aphasia depends on the cause of the aphasia syndrome. Acute stroke treatment for the aphasic patient, such as intravenous tPA, intra-arterial interventional treatments now called mechanical thrombectomy...


Mar 30th, 2022 - Practice Essentials Aphasia is an acquired disorder of language due to brain damage. It may occur secondary to brain injury or degeneration and involves the left cerebral hemisphere to a greater extent than the right. Signs and symptoms Aphasia de...


Mar 30th, 2022 - Practice Essentials Aphasia is an acquired disorder of language due to brain damage. It may occur secondary to brain injury or degeneration and involves the left cerebral hemisphere to a greater extent than the right. Signs and symptoms Aphasia de...

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Guidelines  1 results

Management of suspected viral encephalitis in children - Association of British Neurolo...
The Journal of Infection; Kneen R, Michael BD et. al.

Nov 29th, 2011 - In the 1980s the outcome of patients with herpes simplex encephalitis was shown to be dramatically improved with aciclovir treatment. Delays in starting treatment, particularly beyond 48 h after hospital admission, are associated with a worse prog...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  2 results

HLA Analysis in Autoimmune Encephalitis and Related Disorders: Part II

Apr 1st, 2021 - Autoimmune encephalitis (AE) are characterized by subacute onset of memory deficits, altered mental status or psychiatric symptoms, frequently associated with seizures, inflammatory cerebrospinal fluid and in cases with prominent limbic involvemen...

Long Term Treatment of Herpes Simplex Encephalitis (HSE) With Valacyclovir

Jun 12th, 2012 - Herpes simplex encephalitis (HSE) remains the most common cause of sporadic fatal encephalitis in the world. This study is a phase III, double-blind, placebo controlled study of long term therapy with valacyclovir as a treatment of herpes encephal...

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News  5 results

How COVID-19 Affects the Brain

Apr 17th, 2020 - Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. As of April 9, 2020, severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) had infected 1,436,198 people and caused 85,522 deaths. By the time you read th...

What to Do? Elderly Patients Sexually Harass Healthcare Staff

Jan 31st, 2018 - What Causes This Sexually Aggressive Behavior? There is a wide differential of potential diagnostic causes for such behavior. Some is due to willful misbehavior. Patients who want to be sexually aggressive can even be emboldened by their circumsta...

Role of Infection in Alzheimer's Ignored, Experts Say

Mar 18th, 2016 - The potentially critical role of infection in the etiology of Alzheimer's disease is largely neglected, despite decades of robust evidence from hundreds of human studies, as well as the possible therapeutic implications, experts say. "Despite all ...

ADHD Symptoms Linked to Enterovirus Infection
Elizabeth Mechcatie

Children who had had an enterovirus 71 infection involving the central nervous system were significantly more likely to have symptoms of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder than were matched controls in a prospective study that evaluated chil.

West Nile Encephalitis Incidence 'Quite Large'
Family Practice News; Bruce Jancin

VAIL, COLO. — West Nile virus has very quickly become the most important cause of arbovirus encephalitis in the United States.

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