Various aspects of eczema herpeticum are discussed, and a case of eczema herpeticum secondary to atopic dermatitis complicated by primary herpetic gingivostomatitis in a young adult is presented. The lesions cleared, and the patient was discharged after treatment via a multiphasic approach directed at the management of pyrexia, prevention of secondary bacterial infections, symptomatic and supportive care for the effects of the viral infection, and close monitoring for evidence of visceral viremia.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology|
|State||Published - Dec 1979|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pathology and Forensic Medicine