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Disease Encephalitis, Herpes Simplex

Name Encephalitis, Herpes Simplex
Synonyms Acute Necrotizing Encephalitis, Herpetic | Encephalitides, Herpes Simplex | Encephalitides, Herpetic | Encephalitis, Herpes | Encephalitis, Herpetic | ENCEPHALOPATHY, ACUTE, INFECTION-INDUCED, SUSCEPTIBILITY TO, 1 | ENCEPHALOPATHY, ACUTE, INFECTION-INDUCED, SUSCEPTIBILITY TO, 2 | Herpes Encephalitis | Herpes Simplex Encephalitides | Herpes Simplex Encephalitis | HERPES SIMPLEX ENCEPHALITIS, SUSCEPTIBILITY TO, 1 | HERPES SIMPLEX ENCEPHALITIS, SUSCEPTIBILITY TO, 2 | Herpes Simplex Meningoencephalitides | Herpes Simplex Meningoencephalitis | Herpetic Acute Necrotizing Encephalitis | Herpetic Encephalitides | Herpetic Encephalitis | Herpetic Meningoencephalitides | Herpetic Meningoencephalitis | IIAE1 | IIAE2 | Meningoencephalitides, Herpes Simplex | Meningoencephalitides, Herpetic | Meningoencephalitis, Herpes Simplex | Meningoencephalitis, Herpes Simplex Virus | Meningoencephalitis, Herpetic
Definition An acute (or rarely chronic) inflammatory process of the brain caused by SIMPLEXVIRUS infections which may be fatal. The majority of infections are caused by human herpesvirus 1 (HERPESVIRUS 1, HUMAN) and less often by human herpesvirus 2 (HERPESVIRUS 2, HUMAN). Clinical manifestations include FEVER; HEADACHE; SEIZURES; HALLUCINATIONS; behavioral alterations; APHASIA; hemiparesis; and COMA. Pathologically, the condition is marked by a hemorrhagic necrosis involving the medial and inferior TEMPORAL LOBE and orbital regions of the FRONTAL LOBE. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp751-4)
Categories Nervous system disease | Viral disease
MeSH® ID D020803
OMIM® IDs 610551 | 613002

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2. DiseasesVirus Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references DNA Virus Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Herpesviridae Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Encephalitis, Herpes Simplex Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
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4. DiseasesNervous System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Central Nervous System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Brain Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Encephalitis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Infectious Encephalitis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Encephalitis, Viral Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Encephalitis, Herpes Simplex Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
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6. DiseasesNervous System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Central Nervous System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Central Nervous System Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Infectious Encephalitis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Encephalitis, Viral Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Encephalitis, Herpes Simplex Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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