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Herpes encephalitis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  190853     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Four cases of herpes encephalitis treated with dexamethasone and cytarabine. Cases were all verified by brain biopsy and immunofluorescent techniques. Attention is called to the need for early diagnosis, but the difficulty of deciding when to perform brain biopsy is discussed. Early treatment with effective drugs is necessary to prevent permanent brain damage.
B Wolman; M Longson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta paediatrica Scandinavica     Volume:  66     ISSN:  0001-656X     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Paediatr Scand     Publication Date:  1977 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1977-04-28     Completed Date:  1977-04-28     Revised Date:  2009-11-11    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0000211     Medline TA:  Acta Paediatr Scand     Country:  SWEDEN    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  243-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Brain Damage, Chronic / prevention & control
Child, Preschool
Cytarabine / therapeutic use
Dexamethasone / therapeutic use
Encephalitis, Arbovirus* / diagnosis,  drug therapy
Fluorescent Antibody Technique
Herpesviridae Infections* / diagnosis,  drug therapy
Reg. No./Substance:
147-94-4/Cytarabine; 50-02-2/Dexamethasone

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