Saumil Chudgar

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Herpes encephalitis

I. What every physician needs to know. Herpes simplex virus (HSV) is a common cause of encephalitis that is associated with significant morbidity and mortality. Early diagnosis and treatment with acyclovir is essential to prevent complications. Nearly all cases in adults are associated with HSV Type 1 (HSV-1). It is the most common cause of…

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