Human Herpesvirus 6 in the CSF of a Woman With New-Onset Seizures: Encephalitis or Genomic Integration?

Human herpesvirus 6 (HHV-6) can successfully integrate itself into the human genome, which may complicate the diagnosis of HHV-6 encephalitis. Headache and visual symptoms can rarely be caused by epileptic seizure (ictal headache and hemicrania epileptica).
Source: Neurology Clinical Practice - Category: Neurology Authors: Tags: Encephalitis, All Cerebrovascular disease/Stroke, EEG; see Epilepsy/Seizures Case Source Type: research