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Cold Sores 2*
This patient presented with herpes simplex lesions around her mouth due to the herpes simplex virus Type-1, (HSV1) pathogen. Herpes simplex virus type1 usually is the cause for oral lesions sometimes referred to as “cold sores”, “fever blisters” or more technically known as “recurrent herpes labialis”.
Virus Diseases, Herpesviridae Infections, Herpes Simplex, Herpes Labialis
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