Acute cerebellitis caused by herpes simplex virus type 1.

Maria Ciardi, Giovanna Giacchetti, Cesare Giovanni Fedele, Antonio Tenorio, Antonella Brandi, Raffaella Libertone, Camilla Ajassa, Leonardo Borgese, Salvatore Delia

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Abstract

Cerebellar disorders due to herpes simplex virus (HSV) infection are rare and always associated with herpes simplex encephalitis. We report 2 cases of severe primary acute cerebellitis caused by HSV type 1 that were identified by nested polymerase chain reaction performed on cerebrospinal fluid samples.

Original languageEnglish
JournalClinical Infectious Diseases
Volume36
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2003

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    Ciardi, M., Giacchetti, G., Fedele, C. G., Tenorio, A., Brandi, A., Libertone, R., Ajassa, C., Borgese, L., & Delia, S. (2003). Acute cerebellitis caused by herpes simplex virus type 1. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 36(3).