[Herpetic brain stem encephalitis: report of an autopsied case with immunohistochemical and electron microscopy studies].

@article{Pitella1987HerpeticBS,
  title={[Herpetic brain stem encephalitis: report of an autopsied case with immunohistochemical and electron microscopy studies].},
  author={J E Pitella and Virg{\'i}nia Hora Rios Leite and Marco Aur{\'e}lio Lana-Peixoto and Carlos Eduardo Bacchi},
  journal={Arquivos de neuro-psiquiatria},
  year={1987},
  volume={45 1},
  pages={44-52}
}
A post-mortem examined case of herpetic brainstem encephalitis is presented. Clinically, the patient had cephalalgia followed by ataxia, drowsiness and multiple palsies of some cranial nerves, developing into death in eight days. The pathologic examination of the brain showed necrotizing encephalitis in multiple foci limited to the brainstem, more… CONTINUE READING