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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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Abstract 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





Author: Burke A. Cunha 1,2,* , Daniel Talmasov 1 and James J. Connolly 1

Source: http://mdpi.com/



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