Post-operative Herpes Simplex Virus Encephalitis after Surgical Resection of Meningioma: A Case Report and Review of the Literature

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Background: Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) encephalitis is a rare but life threatening complication in neurosurgical patients. Diagnosis of Herpes Simplex Encephalitis (HSVE) is based on the detection of the herpes simplex virus (HSV) DNA in patient`s CSF samples. A low threshold for both investigations with CSF PCR and empirical treatment with intravenous… (More)

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@inproceedings{Samadian2016PostoperativeHS, title={Post-operative Herpes Simplex Virus Encephalitis after Surgical Resection of Meningioma: A Case Report and Review of the Literature}, author={Mohammad Reza Samadian and Mehrdad Hosseinzadeh and Loghman Hakim}, year={2016} }