HSV-2 Encephalitis Presenting as Multifocal Ischemic Stroke (P4.375)

CONCLUSION A high index of suspicion needs to be maintained to diagnose infectious vasculitis. A history of immunosuppression and headache preceding cerebral infarction were important factors that ultimately led to the appropriate work up and diagnosis in this case. Lumbar puncture and prompt initiation of antiviral treatment is essential in stroke case of suspected CNS infection with HSV-2.Disclosure: Dr. Zhang has nothing to disclose. Dr. Sumida has nothing to disclose. Dr. Margolesky has nothing to disclose. Dr. Tornes has nothing to disclose. Dr. Ramos has nothing to disclose. Dr. Koch has nothing to disclose.
Source: Neurology - Category: Neurology Authors: Tags: Cerebrovascular Case Reports Source Type: research

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