[Acute encephalitis in zoster infection].

Abstract

A case of herpes zoster acute meningo-encephalitis is reported. It is characterized by a profuse intra-cerebral hemorrhage on CT scan and a favorable outcome after treatment with acyclovir. The serological basis for the diagnosis, the mechanism of the encephalitis (viral invasion or immuno-allergic type of reaction), and the origin of the hemorrhagic lesion… (More)

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