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Description:This patient with meningococcal meningitis developed a herpes simplex vesiculopapular rash on his right middle finger.
Due to the physiologic stresses placed on the body, as well as a weakened immune system while fighting an infection, an individual who has been carrying the HSV-1 and HSV-2 viruses can manifest a herpes outbreak as characteristic vesiculopapular lesions.
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Content Providers(s):CDC/ Dr. Thomas Sellers, Emory University
Creation Date:1963
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