45-Year-Old Woman With Recurrent Headache and Photophobia

Mateen, Farrah J.; Mohr, David N.
August 2008
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Aug2008, Vol. 83 Issue 8, p951
Academic Journal
Case Study
The article presents a case study of 45-year-old woman who presented to the emergency department with headache and neck stiffness. Her medical history included diabetes mellitus, hypothyroidism, morbid obesity, dyslipidemia, gastroesophageal reflux disease, and chronic low back pain. The patient was diagnosed as having herpes simplex virus (HSV)-2 related meningitis. After a course of intravenous acyclovir, the patient's symptoms are completely resolved.


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