Herpes Simplex Encephalitis

What is Herpes Simplex Encephalitis?

Herpes simplex encephalitis ( HSV encephalitis for short) is inflammation of the brain caused by herpes simplex viruses. After a phase with unspecific flu-like symptoms, the patient shows characteristic neurological and neuropsychological symptoms as the disease progresses. With early treatment, the prognosis is good. What is herpes simplex encephalitis? Herpes simplex encephalitis is inflammation of…