A case of late herpes simplex encephalitis relapse

Andrea Rigamonti, Giuseppe Lauria, Vittorio Mantero, Andrea Salmaggi

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Late relapse of herpes simplex encephalitis, defined as recurrence more than 3 months after the first initial encephalitic episode, is a rare condition. We describe the case of an adult patient who presented a relapse of herpes simplex encephalitis 8 years after the first episode occurred at the age of 57 years and review the literature of this topic.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)269-270
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Clinical Virology
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2013


  • Encephalitis
  • Herpes simplex
  • Relapse

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Virology
  • Infectious Diseases


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