Cognitive Dysfunction After Cranial Radiation for a Brain Tumor

J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2016 Mar;5(1):96-9. doi: 10.1093/jpids/piv085. Epub 2016 Jan 12.
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Keywords: acyclovir; encephalitis; herpes simplex; radiation therapy.

Publication types

  • Case Reports
  • Clinical Conference

MeSH terms

  • Acyclovir / therapeutic use
  • Antineoplastic Agents, Alkylating / therapeutic use
  • Antiviral Agents / therapeutic use
  • Brain Stem Neoplasms / diagnostic imaging
  • Brain Stem Neoplasms / drug therapy
  • Brain Stem Neoplasms / radiotherapy*
  • Cognitive Dysfunction / diagnosis
  • Cognitive Dysfunction / virology*
  • Cranial Irradiation / adverse effects*
  • Dacarbazine / analogs & derivatives
  • Dacarbazine / therapeutic use
  • Delirium / etiology
  • Delirium / virology
  • Dexamethasone / therapeutic use
  • Diagnosis, Differential
  • Encephalitis, Herpes Simplex / complications
  • Encephalitis, Herpes Simplex / drug therapy
  • Encephalitis, Herpes Simplex / etiology*
  • Female
  • Glioma / diagnostic imaging
  • Glioma / drug therapy
  • Glioma / radiotherapy*
  • Herpesvirus 1, Human / isolation & purification*
  • Humans
  • Leukocytosis / virology
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Seizures / diagnosis
  • Seizures / virology
  • Temozolomide
  • Young Adult

Substances

  • Antineoplastic Agents, Alkylating
  • Antiviral Agents
  • Dacarbazine
  • Dexamethasone
  • Acyclovir
  • Temozolomide