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Image Number 1772 (Herpes simplex)

 
Morphology:
Crusts

Diagnosis: Herpes simplex

Site: Cheek

Sex: F

Age: 17

Type:

Description: Grouped crusted lesions.

Submitted by: Nameer Al-Sudany

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Differential Diagnosis

History:

Grouped, crusted vesicles and pustules of five days duration localized to one cheek. Secondary impetiginization frequently complicates lesions of herpes simplex as in this case.



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