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Description:This male presented with primary vesiculopapular herpes genitalis lesion at the base of his penis due to the HSV-2 serotype.
Herpes simplex virus, otherwise known as “Herpesvirus hominis” is a member of a group of viruses including those which cause oral herpes (herpes labialis), i.e., usually HSV-1, and genital herpes, i.e., usually HSV-2.
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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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