Acute Encephalitic Syndrome due to Coinfection with Herpes Simplex Virus and Scrub Typhus
Parminder Kaur, Roosy Aulakh.
Department of Pediatrics, Government Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) 32, Chandigarh, India.
Acute encephalitis is the clinical diagnosis in children with acute onset of fever, headache, vomiting, change in sensorium, and seizures as a result of inflammation of the brain parenchyma and cerebral dysfunction. The cause may be any infection – viral, protozoal, bacterial. We hereby report a case of encephalitis with dual etiology being herpes simplex virus and scrub typhus.

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