Which conditions should be included in the differential diagnoses of herpes simplex encephalitis (HSE)?

Updated: Jul 17, 2018
  • Author: Wayne E Anderson, DO, FAHS, FAAN; Chief Editor: Niranjan N Singh, MBBS, MD, DM, FAHS, FAANEM  more...
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The following conditions may be considered in the differential diagnoses of herpes simplex encephalitis (HSE)

  • Myoclonus

  • Management of increased intracranial pressure (ICP) in the neuro intensive care unit (ICU)

  • Management of intracranial hemorrhage (ICH) in the neuro ICU

  • Electroencephalography (EEG) in coma

  • Increased ICP

  • Neuro-Behçet disease


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