Imaging of Herpesvirus Infections of the CNS.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

OBJECTIVE: Herpesviridae are a family of DNA viruses remarkable for their ability to both promote acute infection and enter a latent phase with potential of reactivation. Herpes infections are ubiquitous throughout the human life span, regardless of the degree of immunocompetence. CONCLUSION: We review the virology and clinical manifestations of each herpesvirus, with emphasis on recent advances in knowledge and characteristic neuroimaging findings important for diagnosis and appropriate clinical management.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Soares, BP; Provenzale, JM

Published Date

  • January 2016

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 206 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 39 - 48

PubMed ID

  • 26700334

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1546-3141

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.2214/AJR.15.15314


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States