Herpes Simplex

The answer to yesterday's Diagnostic Image Challenge was #2 Herpes Simplex virus infection.

  The usual mouth Herpes Simplex looks more like this:

Oral Herpes is also called Herpes Labailis or cold sores.  Herpes is a virus that can occur anywhere on the body but usually appears on mucous membranes.  Most people are exposed to the Herpes Virus 1 (hv1) by the time they are 10 years old.


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