Herpes Simplex Virus Type-1 Encephalitis and Occipital Ischemic Stroke

AMG Sas, EH (Erik) Niks, MH Lequin, Coriene Catsman - Berrevoets, Marie Claire de Wit

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Abstract

Childhood ischemic stroke is a rare complication of herpes simplex virus type-1 encephalitis. We describe a previously healthy 3-year-old girl who presented with bilateral occipital ischemic stroke, attributable to herpes simplex virus type-1 encephalitis, highlighting the importance of viral diagnostics in cerebrospinal fluid. (C) 2009 by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
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Pages (from-to)294-296
Number of pages3
JournalPediatric Neurology
Volume41
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2009

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