The majority of primary HSV infections are asymptomatic in healthy individuals.
Infections “above the waist” are classically due to HSV-1, whereas HSV-2 most commonly causes genital infection...
IV acyclovir (20 mg/kg/dose every 8 hours). The recommended minimum duration of therapy is 14 days (if the disease is limited to the skin, eye, and mouth) or 21 day...
Despite antiviral therapy, mortality is approximately 30% among infants with disseminated HSV disease.
Among neonates with encephalitis, mortality is around 5% with treatment, alt...
American Academy of Pediatrics. Herpes simplex. In: Kimberlin DW, Brady MT, Jackson MA, et al, eds. Red Book: 2015 Report of the Committee on Infectious Diseases. 30th ed. Elk Grov...
054.9 Herpes simplex without mention of complication
054.10 Genital herpes, unspecified
054.79 Herpes simplex with other specified complications
771.2 Other congenital infections specific to th...
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Herpes simplex cervicitis.
Herpes simplex: retroauricular
HSV - culture-confirmed. Painful vesicles on the foot.
FIG. 6.2. Eczema herpeticum. Ulcers and excoriations, as in these two cases [patient 1 (A, B), patient 2 (C)], usually characterize the eruption, although vesicles may be seen at times (D). More severe cases [patient 3 (E), patient 4 (F, G), patient 5 (H)], with generalized eruptions, require intravenous therapy with acyclovir.
FIG. 6.2. Eczema herpeticum. Ulcers and excoriations, as in these two cases [patient 1 (A, B), patient 2 (C)], usually characterize the eru...
Orolabial herpes in a child. "Cold sore
Herpes simplex eruption on the waist of an RN - present for a few days