Article Text

Download PDFPDF

Mild forms of herpes encephalitis.
  1. P E Klapper,
  2. G M Cleator,
  3. M Longson


    Three cases of herpes encephalitis are described. A definite diagnosis was established and all patients made a good recovery without specific antiviral chemotherapy. These reports are representative of those forms of herpes encephalitis with a good prognosis. It is suggested that the introduction of rapid non-invasive procedures will indicate a higher incidence of herpes encephalitis than is presently accepted. The relevance of repeated episodes of herpes encephalitis with respect to the aetiology of some psychiatric disorders and in the evaluation of antiviral agents is also discussed.

    Statistics from

    Request Permissions

    If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.