Temporal lobectomy in acute complicated herpes simplex encephalitis: technical case report.


OBJECTIVE Herpes virus encephalitis is a rare, life-threatening complication of therapy in patients with brain tumors. A surgical therapeutic approach may be needed because the infection can be resistant to acyclovir in immunocompromised patients, and complications and long-term sequelae are frequent. CLINICAL PRESENTATION We present the case of a right… (More)
DOI: 10.1227/01.neu.0000325885.00033.c3

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