A twelve year old girl develops a change in mental status with psychosis over a 24 day period


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A twelve year old girl develops a change in mental status with psychosis over a 24 day period. On examination she is found to be febrile appears restlessness. She has a CT scan which is normal. She is admitted but deteriorates over the next 24 hours and passes away in the intensive care unit. An autopsy reveals severe edema, hemorrhages and necrosis confined primarily to the temporal lobes. Histology reveals intranuclear inclusion bodies. A likely diagnosis is
a) herpes encephalitis
b) child abuse
c) meningitis
d) cerebral glioma
e) infectious mononucleosis


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