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Herpes encephalitis
  1. A. M. G. Campbell

    I. The clinical picture


    The three forms of herpetic encephalitis have been outlined and particular stress has been laid on herpes simplex encephalitis, which accounts for a large percentage of cases showing necrotizing encephalitis.

    The possible application of antiviral drugs such as idoxuridine in the treatment of this disease has been mentioned.

    A case of herpes B encephalitis contracted from a monkey bite has been described, and care in the handling of monkeys has been stressed.

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    I. The clinical picture

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