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Description:This patient presented with what was diagnosed as a herpes genitalis outbreak on the penile shaft due to HSV-2.
Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted disease caused by the herpes simplex viruses type 1 (HSV-1), and type 2 (HSV-2). Most genital herpes is caused by HSV-2. Symptoms typically include one or more blisters on or around the genitals or rectum.
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Content Providers(s):CDC/ Susan Lindsley
Creation Date:1978
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Links:CDC - National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention; Division of STD Prevention; Genital Herpes; Genital Herpes - CDC Fact Sheet
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