Disseminated Primary Herpes Simplex Virus Type 2 Infection in a 22-Year-Old male.

Academic Article


  • We present a case of primary disseminated herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) cutaneous disease in a 22-year-old male. We discuss the immune response to HSV-2 infection as well as the extragenital manifestations of HSV-2 observed in immune-competent and immune-suppressed persons.
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  • HSV, disseminated herpes, herpes simplex virus
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    Author List

  • Erdmann N; Hewitt BA; Atkinson TP; Van Wagoner N
  • Start Page

  • ofv092
  • Volume

  • 2
  • Issue

  • 3