ID#: 6492
This image depicts a close lateral view of a 7-year-old child’s face, which revealed the presence of a periocular herpes simplex virus (HSV) vesicular outbreak. This patient had a history of recurrent herpes labialis (HSV-1). HSV, sometimes referred to as Herpesvirus hominis, is a member of a group of viruses including those which cause oral herpes, and genital herpes. See PHIL 6476 for another view of this young patient's condition involving both eyes.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Dr. K. L. Hermann
Creation Date: 1966
Photo Credit:
CDC Organization
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