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June 1981

Vidarabine Therapy for Herpes Simplex Encephalitis: The Development of an Unusual Tremor During Treatment

Author Affiliations

From the Division of Neurology, Department of Medicine, St Francis Hospital, Memphis.

Arch Neurol. 1981;38(6):384-385. doi:10.1001/archneur.1981.00510060086019

• A 33-year-old woman had an excellent response to vidarabine therapy after contracting herpes encephalitis. A dramatic tremor developed during the course of therapy but resolved after the drug was stopped.

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