herpetic meningoencephalitis

her·pet·ic me·nin·go·en·ceph·a·li·tis

a severe form of meningoencephalitis caused by herpesvirus type 1 and associated with a high mortality rate.

her·pet·ic me·nin·go·en·ceph·a·li·tis

(hĕr-petik mĕ-ninggō-en-sefă-lītis)
Severe form of meningoencephalitis due to herpesvirus type 1; high mortality rate.
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In a case of herpetic meningoencephalitis, "the most striking finding is significantly elevated CSF protein," Dr.