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Herpes Labialis MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Herpes Labialis
Tree Number(s)
C01.925.256.466.382.316
C01.925.825.320.320
C07.465.409.466
C17.800.838.790.320.320
Unique ID
D006560
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006560
Annotation
herpes simplex of the lips & nares; STOMATITIS, HERPETIC (oral cavity) is also available
Scope Note
Herpes simplex, caused by type 1 virus, primarily spread by oral secretions and usually occurring as a concomitant of fever. It may also develop in the absence of fever or prior illness. It commonly involves the facial region, especially the lips and the nares. (Dorland, 27th ed.)
Entry Term(s)
Cold Sore
Fever Blister
Herpes Simplex, Labial
See Also
Stomatitis, Herpetic
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/06/17
Herpes Labialis Preferred
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