Which specialist consultations are required for treating and managing 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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HSE is a neurologic emergency. Consultation with a neurologist is required. Neurosurgical consultation is helpful only if a brain biopsy is being considered. An infectious disease consultation may be appropriate.


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