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Herpes Simplex MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Herpes Simplex
Tree Number(s)
C01.925.256.466.382
C01.925.825.320
C17.800.838.790.320
Unique ID
D006561
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006561
Annotation
note Cat C; caused by Simplexvirus (also called Herpes simplex virus & Herpesvirus hominis)
Scope Note
A group of acute infections caused by herpes simplex virus type 1 or type 2 that is characterized by the development of one or more small fluid-filled vesicles with a raised erythematous base on the skin or mucous membrane. It occurs as a primary infection or recurs due to a reactivation of a latent infection. (Dorland, 27th ed.)
Entry Term(s)
Herpes Simplex Virus Infection
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/06/17
Herpes Simplex Preferred
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