Oral herpes simplex virus infection with cardiac transplantation

Spencer W. Redding, Sharon M. Gordon

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Oral herpes simplex virus infection is a common complication of cardiac transplantation. Lesions are secondary to reactivation of the virus, are atypical in appearance, and can involve any oral and perioral surface. Diagnosis on clinical grounds is difficult and should be confirmed with laboratory testing. A case report and review of the literature are presented to support the features of this infection.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)196-199
Number of pages4
JournalSpecial Care in Dentistry
Issue number6
StatePublished - Nov 1990
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dentistry(all)


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