The manifestation of herpes simplex encephalitis in patients can often be interpreted as a possible brain tumor. In order to make a definite diagnosis, subsequent invasive testing is frequently required. In addition to other routine diagnostic measures, particular symptoms, especially those indicating that a patient is immunocompromised, should be considered as possible evidence indicating presence of this central nervous system (CNS) viral infection.
|Number of pages||3|
|Publication status||Published - Dec 1 2009|
- Brain tumor
- Herpes simplex virus
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Health(social science)
- Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)