ID#: 6064
This image depicts a close view of the lips of a HIV/AIDS-positive patient, who was exhibiting a chronic mucocutaneous herpes lesion that had been one month in duration. Herpes simplex virus-type 1 (HSV-1) usually is the cause for oral lesions sometimes referred to as cold sores, fever blisters or more technically known as recurrent herpes labialis.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Sol Silverman, Jr., D.D.S., University of California, San Francisco
Creation Date: 1987
Photo Credit: Sol Silverman, Jr., D.D.S.
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Copyright Restrictions: None - This image is in the public domain and thus free of any copyright restrictions.