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Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV-1) Encephalitis Mimicking Glioblastoma: Case Report and Review of the Literature

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Infectious Disease Division, Winthrop-University Hospital, Mineola, NY 11501, USA
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State University of New York School of Medicine, Stony Brook, NY 11794, USA
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J. Clin. Med. 2014, 3(4), 1392-1401; https://doi.org/10.3390/jcm3041392
Received: 4 September 2014 / Revised: 13 October 2014 / Accepted: 13 November 2014 / Published: 12 December 2014
Glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) often presents as a brain mass with encephalitis. In a patient with GBM, subsequent presentation with new onset encephalitis may be due to another GBM or Herpes simplex virus 1 (HSV-1) encephalitis. We present a case of HSV-1 encephalitis mimicking GBM in a patient with previous GBM. View Full-Text
Keywords: anti-viral therapy of glioblastomas; CNS viruses; mimics of HSV; encephalitis anti-viral therapy of glioblastomas; CNS viruses; mimics of HSV; encephalitis
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Cunha, B.A.; Talmasov, D.; Connolly, J.J. Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV-1) Encephalitis Mimicking Glioblastoma: Case Report and Review of the Literature. J. Clin. Med. 2014, 3, 1392-1401.

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