Herpes simplex encephalitis and bilateral acute retinal necrosis syndrome after craniotomy.

@article{Perry1998HerpesSE,
  title={Herpes simplex encephalitis and bilateral acute retinal necrosis syndrome after craniotomy.},
  author={Julian D. Perry and Christopher A. Girkin and N. R. Miller and D. A. Kerr},
  journal={American journal of ophthalmology},
  year={1998},
  volume={126 3},
  pages={456-60}
}
PURPOSE Acute retinal necrosis (ARN) syndrome is associated with members of the herpes virus family, but the mechanisms of infection remain unclear. The purpose of this study is to report a unique case of acute retinal necrosis syndrome associated with herpetic encephalitis in order to elucidate possible factors involved in herpetic central nervous system disease. METHOD Case report. RESULTS A 64-year-old woman who developed acute herpes simplex virus encephalitis associated with bilateral… CONTINUE READING
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