Herpetic meningoencephalitis | definition of herpetic meningoencephalitis by Medical dictionary
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.
References in periodicals archive
Hashimoto et al., "A case of herpetic meningoencephalitis
associated with massive intracerebral hemorrhage during acyclovir treatment: A rare complication," Neurological Surgery, vol.
In a case of herpetic meningoencephalitis
, "the most striking finding is significantly elevated CSF protein," Dr.