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Herpes Simplex Virus Type 2


Picture of herpes simplex virus type 2 lesion and usual locations

Illustration copyright 2004 Nucleus Communications, Inc. All rights reserved. http://www.nucleusinc.com

HSV-2 usually occurs in the genital area (shaded).

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerSarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerJeanne Marrazzo, MD, MPH - Infectious Disease
Last RevisedDecember 21, 2010

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