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Aseptic meningitis and herpes simplex proctitis. A case report.
  1. W A Atia,
  2. C S Ratnatunga,
  3. C Greenfield,
  4. S Dawson


    A male homosexual patient developed an aseptic meningitis during the course of acute ano-proctitis due to herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2). Aseptic meningitis (sometimes proved to be due to HSV-2) has been associated with genital but not with anal herpes. This sexually transmissible virus should be considered when patients with aseptic meningitis are investigated.

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