How would you revise your DDX based on the test findings?
How would you revise your diagnostic explanation?
- CT scan: normal
- CSF fluid (viral encephalitis): normal glucose, elevated protein, elevated lymphocytes
- CSF gram stain: no organisms detected
- CSF PCR: positive for Herpes Simplex Virus
- MRI (T2): increased intensity of medial temporal lobe gray and white matter