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[Acute necrotizing encephalitic herpes virus encephalitis of childhood ]

CSERMELY Hubert1

MARCH 01, 1967

Clinical Neuroscience - 1967;20(03)

[The author describes the histopathological picture of a fatal encephalitis of a 3 and a half year old girl child, which has 4 features: 1. extensive meningocortical massive infiltration, 2. diffuse coagulative necrosis of the cortex, 3. reactive glial-mesenchymal proliferation, 4. inclusion bodies. On the basis of a combined consideration of the clinical and pathological picture, his diagnosis is herpes virus encephalitis.]

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