Neurologic morbidity after herpes simplex virus type 2 meningitis: a retrospective study of 40 patients.

@article{Aurelius2002NeurologicMA,
  title={Neurologic morbidity after herpes simplex virus type 2 meningitis: a retrospective study of 40 patients.},
  author={Elisabeth Aurelius and Marianne Forsgren and Elena Gille and Birgit Sk{\"o}ldenberg},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of infectious diseases},
  year={2002},
  volume={34 4},
  pages={278-83}
}
In order to study the long-term course after herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) meningitis and/or myeloradiculitis the records of 40 consecutive patients were studied. During the year following the acute phase, verified or suspected neurologic recurrences were noted in nearly half of the patients: 1 or more episodes of recurring meningitis were noted in 8 patients; new episodes of myelitis or radiculitis in 3; distinct attacks of headache in 4; and diffuse neurologic complaints impairing daily… CONTINUE READING
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