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COMMENT. This is the first reported case of HHV-6 association with subsequent infantile spasms and pilocytic cerebellar astrocytoma. HHV-6 DNA found in the tumor cells may indicate a causative role for the virus or simply an invasion of the tumor by the virus. The absence of MRI evidence for a tumor at the onset of infection is in favor of the former explanation. Laboratory studies have demonstrated oncogenic properties of HHV-6 virus.doi:10.15844/pedneurbriefs-14-7-11 fatcat:c5h7sxmn2bdmdjibump2iyef74